15 Summer Chicago-Area Home Maintenance Tips
Temperatures in the Chicago area are to be in the mid-80’s today. Finally! Warmer weather has arrived!
If you’re a Chicago-area homeowner like I am, this means you’re heading outdoors to perform routine summer maintenance chores. Particularly after this year’s hard and long winter, there’s plenty to be tackled.
Having a Checklist of items helps me remember what needs to be accomplished around my home and property for the hot summer months ahead. Below you’ll find the handy checklist I use. Hope it proves useful as you assess and maintenance your home …
4. Repair your driveway and sidewalks. Freezing cold, salt, and snow can be damaging. Patch cracks and re-seal, where applicable.
5. Inspect the siding of your home.
6. Check and/or replace window and door seals. Caulk so windows and doors remain airtight and watertight and you keep pests/bugs out.