Protecting and managing your biggest investment is the best way to keep your household maintenance budget under control.
Owning a home also requires time, labour to ensure your home is safe for you and your family to enjoy.
In order to be efficient and get all tasks done you may want to consider a maintenance calendar or smart phone app for yourself. Many factors are involved in home maintenance and not every task is black and white necessarily. Work out a schedule and work towards all items getting accomplished.
Set aside a budget for your property each year that reserved for home maintenance and repairs.
HOME MAINTENANCE / HOME REPAIR
Keep in mind that not all jobs you can tackle yourself and you should account for cost of labour and materials as well. Perform regular maintenance items like cleaning gutters, furnace cleaning and repairs to roof damage. This will help your save your money and costly repair bills in the long run.
Take the effort do do all these things now. If you ever decide to sell you home again, it will make things a lot easier when you begin it in earnest. Reap the rewards of a healthier, cleaner home, making it more livable right away and enjoy the benefits. A good rule of thumb is start from the exterior and then work from the basement foundation and work your way up.