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Spring Cleaning! We’re all familiar with the concept of spring cleaning; moving furniture pieces away from the walls to dust behind them, clearing out closets of winter clothes, and washing away winter grime from the floors and windows. But just as important is spring cleaning around the outside of our homes and gardens. The longer, sunnier days encourage us to get out of doors and tend to chores that have gone by the wayside over the winter months.
to see what areas may need attention before the next winter season is upon us (or before summer visitors start dropping by). Cracks in concrete and blacktop will expand in the hot sun and contract on cool nights, worsening their condition. Weatherworn decking can begin to crack and splinter and create a to-do list that will keep you working over the summer when you should be relaxing. Professionals in your area are eager to work directly with home and business owners to partner in getting landscape and hardscapes into shape for summer-season enjoyment and winter-season security.
Observe the condition of your home and other structures on your property. Is your home’s roof and siding in good condition? Have the winter winds shaken anything loose? Are your rain gutters clear and ready to handle summer downpours? Chores like these may require you to climb a ladder or walk on your roof, which can be strenuous and dangerous. Consider finding someone like handymen for simple jobs around the house and yard to rain gutter and roof specialists who can diagnose trouble and suggest remedies and repairs and who can help you prepare for the carefree season ahead.
Paint it pretty. Warm weather is the perfect time to spruce up siding, fences, doors, and windows with a fresh coat of paint. Protecting your outdoor surfaces with proper paint (and preparation) can last years (several seasons) and extend the life of your property. Paint is not only a cosmetic treatment for your home, but it also works to seal and protect wood and metal surfaces that are exposed to the weather all year round. A solid coat of paint (or stain or water repellent) helps to keep moisture out and protect from the harsh rays of the summer sun. And preparation before painting is half the battle. Many professional local painters are ready to help their neighbors and customers get their property in shape.
Consider the health of the lawn, shrubs, and trees around your property. Harsh winter weather may have broken branches on trees and shrubs, the freezeand-thaw cycle may have caused the soil to heave in flowerpots and planting beds, and accumulated leaves packed up against foundations and tree trunks can retain moisture and lead to mold, mildew, and fungal infections that can damage wood and concrete and kill sensitive plants. Take some time to cut away dead or damaged foliage and clear away leaf litter to let warm air circulate and fresh water to reach plant roots. A local professional can help you make quick work of these chores. Gardners, arborists, and lawn maintenance services in your area are ready to help and their schedules fill up fast this time of year.
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Walk the walk. Hard surfaces like concrete, blacktop, and decking can exhibit the negative effects of the winter/summer weather variations too. Take the time to inspect your walkways, driveways, and wood decks
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