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Three Ways to Prepare Your Home for Spring

Spring is right around the corner, and for many it is a welcome respite from the cold, snowy days of winter. But to truly enjoy spring, you’ll want to have your home fully prepared, and the time to start preparing is now. Here are three great ways to prepare your home for spring.

1. Check the Exterior

You’ll probably have an easier time if you start from the outside and work your way in. Make sure any caulking or weather stripping around windows and doors have not been damaged by harsh winter weather and replace where necessary. Check the roof for any broken, loose or missing tiles and clean out your gutters. If the snow is gone, it may be a good time to clear your yard of tree limbs, any old leaves or other debris.

2. Check the Interior

Presumably, if your heating system had problems, you took care of them for the winter, but now is the time to make sure your air conditioning and ventilation is working properly, and to clean or replace air filters. This is a good time to clean out fireplaces and dust ceiling fans. Test all your alarm systems and add fresh batteries if you haven’t done so in a while.

3. Check the Pipes

If you’re like many homeowners, you probably use more water in the spring and summer than you do in the winter, so it is a good time to check any pipes that may have become cracked or otherwise compromised due to very cold weather conditions or age. Check for excessive moisture underneath your pipes, which is often a good indicator of a leak, and make sure you’re getting quality water pressure. A leaky pipe is inconvenient, but a burst pipe can do major damage and be extremely expensive to fix, so you want to catch any potential problems now.

If you’re concerned about pipes in Oneida, Rome, Utica or surrounding areas, you can maximize your peace of mind with Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Oneida and their No Charge Plumbing Checkup. Mr. Rooter Plumbing will send a trained professional to check all your plumbing for any leaks or problems at no cost to you. Mr. Rooter Plumbing always makes it a priority to provide the best service possible, which includes sending you a licensed plumber who is certified by Onondaga County for plumbing leak detection or any plumbing related project.

For more information on the No Charge Plumbing Checkup or other plumbing services in Oneida and surrounding areas, contact Mr. Rooter Plumbing of Oneida today.