Prepare Your Home for Spring

The sun is shining and the temperatures are rising, but is your home ready for spring? As the seasons begin to change and you start to spend more time outdoors, it is important to take note of projects around the house that need to be completed in order for you to make the most out of the upcoming season. These projects can be as simple as adjusting your gutters, or even as elaborate as crafting a new deck.

With spring showers arriving and bringing with them warmer air, it is important to ensure that your gutters are functioning to the best of their ability. When spring arrives, take a walk around your house and make note of any loose gutters or downspouts. Fasten those trouble areas securely, and finish by making sure that all water is pointed to aim away from your home.

Other simple tasks that you can do to get your home ready for spring are to make sure that your windows open and close securely, patch any damages in your siding, and replace exterior lights that are no longer as bright as they should be. Small fixes like these can make a big difference for your home this season.

If you are feeling more creative, consider installing a new deck or updating your old one. Research and use quality lumber and materials to help make this project one that will last a lifetime. The start of spring is the perfect time to invest in big projects like deck remodels because you will be able to enjoy the results all summer long.

Visit McCray Lumber and Millwork today for help with all of your spring projects, big or small.