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Spring Home Maintenance

Start your spring exterior maintenance plan by grabbing a pen and paper and taking a walk around the full perimeter of your home. Compile a list of any necessary repairs you discover. Breaking these tasks down later into categories and prioritizing them will make the list more manageable.

Trim Trees & Bushes

You need relatively clear access to your home’s exterior to complete most maintenance tasks. A good place to start is to trim back any trees and bushes from the side of the house and hanging over the roof, gutters, and power lines. Remember to give the same attention to any outbuildings, such as a detached garage or storage shed. Read More >>

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Ready to get a jump on your spring home maintenance projects? The following checklist will help you get started.

Inspect home’s exterior for winter storm damage and needed repairs

Flush and inspect gutters & downspouts

Power wash siding, porch, deck, patio, walkways, and driveway

Trim trees/bushes near buildings & power lines; remove dead/damaged branches once new growth is apparent

De-thatch lawn with a good raking prior to first mowing; mow lawn down to 2 inches before grass is over 2 ½ inches tall, leaving no less than ½ inch of growth; lightly apply quality fertilizer with weed killer Read More >>

Need Some Help ‘Mowing’ The Lawn?

Realistically, we may not send over a herd of hungry goats but we certainly can assist with your mowing, edging, weeding, and pruning needs.

If you want your lawn to be healthy all summer there are a few routine tips we recommend to complete each spring. First of all, de-thatch your lawn with a good raking. Generally, a thatch build up of more than a 1/2 inch is considered excessive.

The next step is to mow the lawn. Experts advise mowing down to two inches, but never removing more than a 1/2 inch of growth at a time.  Don’t concern yourself with collecting all the clippings. They will decay quickly and actually help fertilize the lawn, which is the next step. Read More >>

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Start your spring exterior maintenance plan by grabbing a pen and paper and taking a walk around the full perimeter of your home. Compile a list of any necessary repairs you discover. Breaking these tasks down later into categories and prioritizing them will make the list more manageable.

Trim Trees & Bushes

You need relatively clear access to your home’s exterior to complete most maintenance tasks. A good place to start is to trim back any trees and bushes from the side of the house and hanging over the roof, gutters, and power lines. Remember to give the same attention to any outbuildings, such as a detached garage or storage shed. Read More >>