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Ways to Maintain Your Home & Prevent Losses


Here are a few maintenance tips you might want to add to your Honey-Do list:

  • Caulking - helps to prevent model and water damage
  • Dryer - Lint Traps and Exhaust Ducts - prevents dryer fires 
  • Inspect & Repair Roof
  • Test & clean the sump pump and pit - helps safeguard against basement flooding
  • Inspect & clean chimneys year - over $25 million in direct property damage from 2009-2013
  • Clean & maintain gutters and downspouts which can cause damage to your foundation
  • Check for termites every couple of years
  • Regularly maintain pipes & plumbing - burst pipes can send water throughout your home
  • Inspect your deck

Performing these maintenance tips can help you mitigate the risks to your home which can result is thousands of dollars of damage.

Source:  Property Casualty 360