Easy Ways to Protect Your Home from Long-Term Wear and Tear

Easy Ways to Protect Your Home from Long-Term Wear and Tear

It’s a wonder that some things last as long as they do with all the weather variances we face. If you haven’t already done so, now is the perfect time to start an annual maintenance program. The importance is obvious – to extend the life and protection of your home. You want to catch problems early or even before they occur! 

Protect your investment with these tips to add life and value to your home:

  1. Invest in Good Roofing

The roof of your home is an easy aspect to neglect, but proper roofing and shingles can provide a lifetime of benefits. Aside from adding curb appeal, a sturdy roof can save you money in the long-run by preventing algae growth and providing protection from rain and hail.

  1. Test Your Water

While most homeowners test their water supply, it’s always a good idea to have your water tested for high mineral content. High concentrations of calcium and magnesium could corrode your plumbing and also be hazardous to your health. Installing a water softener could be a cheap and easy fix compared to replacing your plumbing. 

  1. Use Energy-Efficient Windows

Once you install energy-efficient windows, you will never want to settle for less. These sturdy windows will not only last you a lifetime, but they will save you money on energy costs by keeping the heat of the summer from entering your home. An unexpected benefit of energy-efficient windows is that the insulation can also protect your furniture and carpet’s color from fading. Aspen Home Improvement offers a variety of Energy Star windows for your next renovation.

  1. Don’t Neglect Your Gutters

No one likes to clean the gutters, but if they’re neglected long enough, your home could be vulnerable to water damage. Unkept gutters can lead to leaky roofs and basements, and repairing water damage could not only be costly, but time-consuming as well.

  1. Purchase Insulated Siding

Not only does it greatly enhance the outward appearance of a home, but properly insulated siding can be extremely cost-effective while providing unparalleled resistance from the elements. The impact of intense storms and debris often shows in a short amount of time, and investing in good siding can provide a lifetime of protection. To learn more, visit the Aspen website to read all of the benefits of siding replacement.

Need help making repairs to your house? Let Aspen Home Improvements help you! Contact us today to speak with our experts and schedule your free estimate. We serve customers over a large area of  PennsylvaniaVirginia, and Maryland.

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