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Homeowner Must-Haves For Spring & Summer Maintenance

Spring cleaning season is HERE! Is your Boise, Idaho home ready?

Not sure where to start when taking care of one of your biggest investments? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Owning a home may feel like a lot of responsibility…and a lot of maintenance too. We have compiled our top most valued tips to make it easy over the next couple months to get your home ready for the changing season, along with some discounts so you can save a little money too.

Consistent maintenance on your home is relatively quick and easy. Ultimately, these small tasks will eliminate the need for big repairs in the future and can save you money long term!

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Check out our spring and summer home maintenance list below, and don’t forget to click here to download your own copy of this digital checklist!


Top Spring & Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Service your HVAC & Change Air Filters

Here in the Treasure Valley, it can easily get above 100 degrees in the summer. With that said, having something go wrong with your air and cooling system in the middle of it is no joke. If you’re looking for services in the local Boise area, we highly recommend Jeremy Wanders HVAC. Jeremy’s team is offering a free air scrubber OR free duct cleaning with purchase of a new furnace AND HVAC installation. (208) 440-1697 // https://jeremywandershvac.com/

Repair Gutter & Roof Damage

The harsher months cause wear and tear from potential heavy snow or rainfall. Now is the time to take a look at the exterior of your home to make sure there isn’t any debris or damage. Need a hand with gutter repair, clean out, and installation? We recommend this women-owned business in Boise, Idaho called Gutters R Us. Take 10% off a Clean and Screen service when you mention our website. (208) 941-4641 // http://guttersrusboiseid.com/

For roofing needs we recommend Northwest Roof Restoration (208) 695-4450 // https://nwroof.net/

Clean & Prepare Your Grill

It’s time to get ready for a summer full of grilling with friends and family. To avoid uneven cooking, burning, and blockages of the gas ports on your grill, we recommend this easy and thorough cleaning method.

Prepare Garden & Irrigation

Our friends over at BC Landscaping provide spring and fall cleanups, pruning, and basic mowing to complete total yard management including fertilization, aeration, edging, sprinkler installation, and blow outs. (208) 901-1037

Open Crawl Space Vents & Perform Routine Inspection

When was the last time you thoroughly inspected your crawlspace or attic? Our preferred vendor, 4 Rivers Home Inspection, offers a Healthy Home Check to take a look at these areas (recommended annually) for plumbing leaks, roof leaks and any other issue that may be lurking in hidden areas to find them before they become a HUGE repair. 4 Rivers Team Home Inspection // https://4riversinspections.com/

What are home inspectors looking for? Click here to find out more!

Window Cleaning & Pressure Washing

Wash away last season’s dirt and grime to give your home a simple facelift. Clean Pro Cleaning in Boise, Idaho is currently offering 20% off of window cleaning inside and out AND three rooms of carpet cleaning for $119. (208) 853-1429

Clean Dryer Vents & Exhaust Duct

If you take anything away from these tips, know that cleaning your vents a super simple task that just about anyone can handle, and can prevent a fire hazard in your home!

Repair & Reseal Cracks in Concrete, Walkways, Patios & More!

Whether it’s indoor or outdoor concrete, pool decks, patios, walkways, or even your fireplace, we share Concrete Craft with all of our clients and customers. They have a wide variety of products and services that may surprise you. Visit their website for examples of their work and to take advantage of their current deals! Concrete Craft (208) 623-8257 // https://www.concretecraft.com/treasure-valley-id/

Test Batteries in Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Need to handle that annoying chirping sound coming from your smoke detector? This small item may be able to steer clear of disasters. We recommend you do test it every so often to make sure it’s still working and to change the battery, twice a year if needed.

Have questions or need an additional local recommendations? Feel free to reach out!

We have paired with some of the best contractors in the Treasure Valley to help our clients and customers get what they need to care for one of their biggest investment! An ounce of prevention can help you save thousands of dollars on home repairs in the long run.

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