Five Tips To Keep Your Home Healthy
While we spend half of our lifetime at our home, we fail to realize our responsibility to maintain it regularly. A home maintenance schedule is important for your home’s upkeep. Continuos checks on your exterior, appliances, heating and cooling, plumbing, security, and electrical systems will help prevent breakdowns, save money, and keep your home looking its best.
Although some repairs are inevitable, performing these little jobs on a periodic basis can prevent major damages.
To help you keep your home properly maintained for as long as possible, VisionQuest Home Inspections, LLC has listed five tips to keep your home healthy.
Tip #1: Reduce the moisture
One of the key principles of a healthy home is keeping it dry. So, in order to do that, you must prevent water from entering your home from a leaky roof, poor drainage system, and your interior plumbing.
Tip #2: Keep it well ventilated
Ventilate bathrooms and kitchens and use whole-house ventilation for supplying fresh air. With good ventilation, the concentration of contaminants in the air will be lower.
Tip #3: Get rid of pests
Rodents, cockroaches, spiders, and ants can easily enter when they find food, water, and shelter. Therefore, seal cracks and openings throughout the home, especially the attic. Pests tend to enter the home through the attic when there is a small opening or overhanging tree limbs.
Tip #4: Maintain your home regularly
Make sure to inspect, clean, and repair your home routinely. Take care of any minor repairs and problems before they become large repairs.
Tip #5: Change your air filters regularly
There are many benefits to keeping clean air filters, especially when it helps to keep energy costs down. When air filters are clogged, it has to work harder, which uses more energy.
Another reason for maintaining healthy air quality is to ensure anyone in your family who suffers from allergies or asthma breathes easier.
For more tips on keeping your home healthy, reach out to VisionQuest Home Inspections, LLC. We are a trusted name in the home inspection industry in the Metro Atlanta area. With decades of experience under our belt, we are known for our speed and flexibility. We’re detail-oriented and focus on providing customers with a comprehensive report about a property so they can make an informed decision.
Our services include general home inspections, home health checkups, pre-listing home inspections, and eleven-month warranty home inspections. We also offer condition check inspections, radon testing, and termite inspection and letters.