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7 Tasks you must add to your home maintenance list

Ritika Tiwari Ritika Tiwari
The design house Moderne Wohnzimmer
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It takes a lot of time and effort to build the perfect home for ourselves. The only way to keep it in a good condition is by conducting regular maintenance sessions. However, most of us tackle only visible problems while doing the same. This can lead to a greater amount of damage over the years. The ideal way to deal with this is creating a list of maintenance related tasks, which can be checked every time you have a similar project. In this ideabook, we will tell you about seven such things that you must keep in mind during your next home maintenance project.

1. Maintenance of chemical materials

During every maintenance session, make sure you check your house for chemically made materials. This can be in the form of your flooring, roof, or walls. Incorporating too many chemicals in your raw materials can have a negative effect on your family’s health. That is why architects and designers recommend you to get rid of them from scratch.

2. AC maintenance

Even if your air conditioner is working fine, you should get it maintained regularly. These appliances are expensive to own, which is why getting them cleaned at equal intervals is the only way to maintaining the same. This will also increase the lifespan of your AC and will make sure that it works at a decent pace always.

3. Plumbing maintenance

Since the pipelines of your house are hidden in the walls, you might think they are damage resistant. However, there are many issues that can be caused to such inbuilt plumbing systems. The most common ones are rust and leakage. For this, you should get your plumbing system checked during every maintenance project irrespective of its condition.

4. Maintenance of Load bearing walls

Every home has certain load-bearing walls. These walls undergo a tremendous amount of pressure, which is why there are extreme wear and tear caused. It is essential for you to coat them with a new layer of cement or plaster to increase their durability. This should be done regularly, so that, the walls do not get damaged beyond the capability of repair.

5. Garage maintenance

Another area which should be maintained well and should always be on your list is the garage. This area is used for parking your valuable vehicles, and if you have a loose ceiling or walls, then there are chances of your cars getting damaged.

6. Maintenance of ventilation system

Due to global warming and various other reasons, the atmosphere is continuously changing. This can even affect the normal wind direction of your location. The only way to deal with this is upgrading or redesigning your ventilation system every now and then. The simplest way to do so is by installing new windows and closing some of the existing ones.

7. Carpet cleaning and maintenance

Most of the homes today have carpets in all the common areas. These carpets can be a major source of germs, that is why cleaning them regularly is a must. One should always hope for a professional carpet cleaner as they will be able to get all the dirt out without damaging the rug.

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