Winter is almost over, and that means it’s time for general cleaning in your home. A whole season’s worth of dirt and grime has collected in different areas of your property, and now it’s time to get rid of it.
Cleaning is important for a number of reasons, particularly health reasons. The collected dirt and debris may trap moisture, which may lead to fungi or mold. This will expose your family to health issues you would rather not have to deal with. Allergic people may become particularly vulnerable if their surroundings are unhygienic. Comfort is affected. The value of your home becomes questionable as well if you don’t maintain it properly. Cleaning is the first step towards proper maintenance.
As your roof took the lion’s share of the punishment during the winter, you’ll have to check if it’s fine. This is especially true if it snowed heavily in your area. Look for signs of decay, damage, missing components, leaks, and debris. Pressure washing your roof is the best way to rid it of all the things that may cause problems, such as leaves, branches, bird droppings, and moss. Call your handyman or a contractor if there are damages or missing parts that need replacement.
Some pipes freeze during winter, especially if the homeowner was away for a long time and nobody ran the faucets and used the heater. Check your faucets if the water pressure is still as it used to be. If it’s weak, there may be a busted or leaking pipe. It is also time to clean your drains. As this may be messier and more difficult than you are willing to take care of, call a plumber for drain cleaning in Salt Lake City. A professional has the tools and experience to do this faster and to determine whether there are problems that need to be addressed.
Change your sheets and clean your carpet
Your carpet will have collected a lot of debris, as well, from hair to dead skin cells to dead insects and their droppings. It’s time to have it shampooed. Change your sheets as well. This is actually advisable every two or three weeks to avoid allergens from collecting on the sheets.