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Summertime Home Maintenance Tips

Outdoors, all set for summer cookouts and parties. Take note of pests

In the same way that you would like to get ready to enjoy the warm weather of summer, do the pests. Carpenter ants as well as termites can especially be a problem. The ants they attract are moisture-soaked, decaying wood. You should ensure that gutters are clear and no burnt wood, mulch, or dense plants touch the foundations of your house. You should be looking out for piles of sawdust on your baseboards if you think there is a possibility of an infestation. It is an indication that you have carpenter ants. In contrast termites love to shed their wings around windowsills, walls and any other entry points.

In addition, mosquitoes and ticks pose the cause of. They can be eliminated the ticks or mosquitoes by ensuring that there isn't a breeding area. Mosquitoes reproduce in stagnant water. Watch out for empty gardening pots and birdbaths as well as tall grass. Ticks also like tall grass. The best practice is to cut your lawn on a regular basis, especially areas of your yard where there is shade. Rest assured your outdoor activities are safe and free from pests.

Clean Your Ceiling Fan

For many reasons, ceiling fans are very much in demand these days. They can help lower your electricity bills because they reduce the dependence on the AC. Also, they look appealing, meaning they can act as a home decoration. They do require some care, particularly during the summer and to be able to work effortlessly. Simple things like oiling and wiping can go a long way helping keep ceiling fans well-maintained as summer kicks in. Keep in mind that fan blades can collect dust and that they may spread around the house. To keep dust from building up, keep them clean. If your ceiling fan has aged and is no longer working well, consider replacing the device. This is an electrical project you should avoid doing even if you're knowledge of installing ceiling fans is not up to scratch.

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