When summer comes around, it’s natural to want to get out and about. For most people, it’s the best time for summer vacations since school is out. The summer is a great time to take care of those weekend projects to ensure your home is in tip-top shape for your family, but don’t forget the following maintenance tasks as well to reduce the instance of filing a home insurance claim.
Get Your Air Conditioning Serviced
Most HVAC companies recommend that you get your air conditioning serviced at least once a year. By doing so, you increase the chances that your system is working optimally, and that it’s not a safety risk. An annual assessment of your air conditioning system also helps ensure that your system isn’t using too much energy over the summer. As you know, the more work your unit is required to do, the more you will have to pay.
Get Your Roof Examined
Another project that will require the help of a professional is a roof assessment. Your roof takes a beating throughout the year. From snow to severe winds to heat from the sun, your roof works hard to protect you and your family. Over the course of a few years, your roof may need repairs. If you don’t get the repairs, you could face a bigger problem in the long run. A professional roofer will examine your roof to ensure your shingles and flashing are still in place. They will also check to make sure that the roof still has life, and you aren’t in need of a replacement.
Fix Leaky Fixtures
A common problem most homeowners have is leaky faucets. At face value, the problem may seem minor, but over time, a leaky faucet can cost you considerable money. To make matters worse, typically, homeowners are facing multiple leaky faucets. A leaky faucet is an easy fix for an experienced plumber. While they are at your home, you should get him or her to examine your entire plumbing system to ensure everything is up to par.
Even though you waited for the weather to warm up all year, you should still find the time to maintain your home. The warm weather makes it a great time to optimize major systems in your home and complete other overlooked projects.
Protect your property. Call Vios Insurance Services at 818-779-4930 for more information on Van Nuys home insurance.