Preparing Your Home for Summer

As summer rapidly approaches, take advantage of the warm weather and longer days to get your home ready for the new season. These tips will help get your interior and exterior spaces all set.

Outside the Home

  • Inspect Your Space. Now that the snow is (hopefully!) behind us, take some time to walk around your home and inspect it. In particular, check to make sure that the roof is in good condition, the gutters are clear, and the windows are sealed ahead of the upcoming summer thunderstorms. As you walk, take note of the landscape and use this time to prepare a gardening checklist.
  • Start Up the Sprinklers. This month is a good time to start up your sprinkler systems from their winterized state. Make sure that all sprinkler heads are in good condition and test the water flow to ensure it reaches all desired areas around your... Read More