Summer is around the corner! And now that the long winter is behind us, it’s time to pull up your sleeves and start your attic and crawl space cleaning. After all, a clean and well-kept attic and crawl space is key for hygienic and comfortable living space. Moreover, preparing your attic for the summer will help you save money on your utility bills!
Here’s a quick ‘to-do’ list that can help you make your home ‘Summer Ready’:
- Inspection :
A thorough inspection of the attic and crawl space will identify potential threats (pests, damaged ducts, broken cables, etc.) and you’ll be able to make the necessary amends before damages occur. While it can be DIY task, by hiring an expert for the job, you ensure that all crucial and sensitive areas of the attic and crawl space are properly inspected.
- Cleaning :
Without too much effort, the attic becomes a dumping ground for things that we don’t have immediate use for. It’s time to get them sorted!But beware, while removing garbage and debris you might stumble upon infestations, animals remains or even damage your ceiling by stepping in the wrong place. This is why choosing a professional contractor is so important. An expert will get rid of the tiny intruders but also decontaminate and sanitize the area to make it contaminants free.And if you are thinking of getting the vents and ducts cleaned, they can do that too.
- Pest and Animal Control:
Pests and rodents in the attic and crawl space wreck havoc. Potential treats include damages to structural elements, upholstery/furnishings and the spread of infections. To insure that your home is safe and rodent/animal free, you should schedule a through inspection of your attic and crawl space.
- Improvements and Upgrades:
Improving the area will increase the overall comfort inside the property. Proper insulation will help regulate temperatures and make the living spaces more energy efficient. Properly insulated homes can help you save 20-30 percent on your utility bills!
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