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7 Home Care Hints June 2018

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You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year.

(information and photo via Keller Williams)

This month, be sure to:
1. Check foundation walls, floors, concrete and masonry for cracking, heaving or deterioration.

2. Check all wood surfaces for weathering and paint failures.

3. Trim back all tree limbs and other vegetation away from your roof.

4. Check for leaks under sinks and around toilets.

5. Replace or clean your furnace filter.

6. Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

7. Clean and lubricate garage door tracks.

As always, we appreciate referrals from my friends and past clients. If you know of anyone who is looking to buy or sell real estate, please send them our way! Getting ready to buy or sell your next home? Submit a request for contact, or simply give us a call today!

8 Home Care Hints for April 2018

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You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year

(Information and photo via Keller Williams)

Here are 8 helpful home care hints for your house in the greater Athens area. This month, be sure to:

  1. Test your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms.
  2. Drain approximately 2 gallons from your water heater to eliminate sediment.
  3. Clean your clothes dryer vent duct.
  4. Vacuum your bathroom vent covers.
  5. Replace or clean your furnace filter.
  6. Clean out your basement window wells.
  7. Clean your refrigerator’s condenser coils to keep it operating efficiently.
  8. Clean around your air conditioning compressor and make sure that it gets sufficient air flow.

As always, we appreciate referrals from my friends and past clients. If you know of anyone who is looking to buy or sell real estate, please send them our way! Give us a call or submit a request for contact.

8 March Home Care Tips in the Greater Athens Area

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8 Helpful Home Maintenance Hints for March

(Information and photo via Keller Williams)

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to:

  1. Take a look at your lawn mower and give it a quick tune up. You’ll be needing it soon enough!
  2. Examine the exterior foundation grading/slope and ensure water moves away from your home. If water is collecting near the house, you’ll want to get things fixed right away.
  3. Inspect your roof’s surface, flashing, eaves, and soffits; after winter weather, the roof could use a little attention.
  4. Drain approximately 2 gallons from your water heater to eliminate sediment.
  5. Examine, repair and replace caulk and grout around your tubs and showers.
  6. Service your kitchen disposal by grinding several cups of ice cubes.
  7. Check your window and door screens in anticipation of warmer weather.
  8. Vacuum your bathroom vent covers.

Interested in buying or selling your next home, or know someone that may be in the near future? We’d love to help out! Submit a request for contact or give us a call today. We value and appreciate your referrals!

8 Home Care Tips for November

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Help Maintain Your Home in the Greater Athens Area

(Information via Keller Williams)

 

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to:

  1. Service your kitchen disposal by grinding several cups of ice cubes.
  2. Make sure any outdoor furniture is put away or properly covered, including your grill.
  3. Pour 1 gallon of water down unused drains.
  4. Clean debris from gutters and ensure down spouts are free of obstruction.
  5. Check for leaks under sinks and toilets.
  6. Check for cracks in your foundation, brick or stucco.
  7. Review emergency procedures and ensure all the members of your family know what to do in the event of a home fire.
  8. Examine your chimney. Clean flue; repair any cracks in flue or any loose or crumbling mortar.

Thinking about selling your home, or looking to buy a first home, downsize or make room for a growing family? Submit a request for contact, or simply give us a call! We’d be happy to provide you with a custom home sale or purchase plan.

October 2017 Home Care in the Greater Athens Area

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You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year.

Home Care Tips October

(Information and photo via Keller Williams)

You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This month, be sure to:

  1. Replace or clean your furnace filter.
  2. Clean filters for kitchen exhaust fans.
  3. Drain outside faucets and winterize your sprinkler system.
  4. Check your driveway for cracks. Fill cracks and reseal as needed.
  5. Cover your air conditioner and/or remove any window units.
  6. Reverse your ceiling fans to help blow warm air down from the ceiling throughout the room.
  7. Drain approximately 2 gallons from water heater to eliminate sediment.
  8. Pass a lit candle around doors and windows to check for drafts. Weather strip as necessary.
Call today or submit a request for contact to find out what’s happening in our greater Athens area and how we can help!

Copyright 2017 Keller Williams® Realty, Inc. If you have a brokerage relationship with another agency, this is not intended as a solicitation. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Equal Opportunity Housing Provider. Each office is independently owned and operated.

8 August Home Care Tips in Greater Athens GA

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August Home Care Tips in Greater Athens

Keep your home in top shape with these 8 August tasks

Can you believe it’s already August?! Back to school is coming up, and Fall weather is right around the corner. With the start of a new month, it’s a good time to review this checklist of 8 August tasks to keep your home in top shape. Info via Keller Williams!

  1. Test smoke detectors
  2. Drain approximately 2 gallons from water heaters to eliminate sediment.
  3. Clean dryer vent duct.
  4. Vacuum bathroom vent covers.
  5. Replace or clean furnace filter.
  6. Clean out basement window wells.
  7. Clean coils in rear of refrigerator unit.
  8. Clean around air conditioning compressor.

Have you taken care of your home over the years and are now thinking about moving, or know someone that is? We’d love to help you with the process! Submit a request for contact, or give us a call today.

Copyright 2017 Keller Williams® Realty, Inc. If you have a brokerage relationship with another agency, this is not intended as a solicitation. All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Equal Opportunity Housing Provider. Each office is independently owned and operated. 

Home Care in the Greater Athens Area July 2017

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Home Care in the Greater Athens Area July 2017

Keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year.

Home Care July 2017

Your home is one of your largest investments. Take care of it with a monthly maintenance calendar. Below are some simple tasks for the month of July to help take care of your home in the greater Athens GA area. Data via KW.

  1. Trim back shrubbery around walls.
  2. Trim tree limbs away from roof.
  3. Remove any yard waste or debris as needed. Keep branches or other clippings around can attract insects.
  4. Check your siding for damage, warping, or rot.
  5. Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
  6. Check for damage, loose, or missing shingles on your roof.
  7. Check your chimneys for deteriorating bricks and mortar.
  8. Check window and door screens, replace or patch if needed.
  9. Check driveway, walkway, and patios for cracks or deterioration and reseal or repair as necessary.

June Home Care Tips From Team JWA

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June Home Care Tips

Courtesy Your Friends at Jennifer Westmoreland & Associates

Summer is here, and below is your June Home Care checklist! We’re happy to help with your home, which is often one of your largest assets. If you’re getting ready to buy or sell in the greater Athens area, or know a friend or family member that is, we’d love the opportunity to talk more with you about it. Submit a request for contact, or give us a call today! Info via KW.

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