Pennsylvania Home Exterior Maintenance Tips For Spring

With Spring around the corner comes an opportunity to get outside and spruce up your home’s exterior. Taking time in early spring will give you a peace of mind to enjoy your home to its fullest potential.

An easy and efficient way to give your home a fresh look and feel is by power washing your siding. Over the winter months, dirt and leaves can get caught in the siding, and add a dirty muck to your home’s exterior. By taking spraying with a power washer, you can clean the exterior siding. If you don’t own a power washer, it’s a significant investment that can be used in multiple situations like washing siding, cleaning a deck, or

Just as leaves and debris can get caught around the siding of your home, your gutters can get filled during the winter months too. Take some time to clear your gutters of any debris or leaves to ensure water can flow easily through. This will contribute to the longevity of your gutter system and overall improve your stormwater drainage throughout those rainy spring months.

Taking care of your landscaping is a natural part of spring home maintenance. Focus on cutting back and trim your plants, bushes, and grasses. Look out for overgrown bushes that grew over the winter. Don’t forget to pay attention to limbs and leaves that can cut into your home’s paint and can damage siding on your home.

Before you open your windows on that first warm spring day, take a weekend to wash your exterior windows. While washing, make some time to inspect the foundation of the windows and ensure there are no cracks or leaks that occurred during the winter. Now is also a great time to add on screens to your windows if you took them off in prior months.

Early spring is also the perfect time to attach a ladder to your gutter and inspect your roof for any flashing, eaves or soffits. This can occur after lots of winter snow and is a great annual check to ensure your roof is maintained and in excellent condition.

Checking on your home’s exterior maintenance should be a part of your annual routine as spring comes around. These quick and easy tips can improve your homes look and its curb appeal to last you throughout the year. For more information on home exterior maintenance, please get in touch and contact MHX Designs at (888) 944-6493