Everybody loves their home. What they don’t love is all of the maintenance and repairs that come with the joys of home ownership.
Who has time for that?
Well, your home is probably the biggest investment you’ll make in your lifetime, it’s important to make sure that it stays in tip top shape so you and your children can enjoy it for years to come. It’s like getting an oil change for your car, if you don’t do it, eventually the engine will burn out and seize on you. Only a home doesn’t stop letting you live in it.
But when crazy weather or other mishaps occur, you can be left with some major financial headaches to deal with. Better to do some preventative work and make sure there is nothing that gonna break or collapse the next time you get a crazy storm comes your way.
Dave Steinberg from Nusite Waterproofing, a basement waterproofing company in Toronto recommends that you create a regular schedule to inspect your home for signs of wear, decay and obvious damage. “A regular schedule, whether it’s monthly or quarterly will go a long way in saving lots of headaches down the road. Make it a part of you Spring and Fall cleanup routines”, says Dave.
Take a look at the infographic below from insure.com. It covers some of the most common areas for insurance claims and just a little regular checkup can save you a lot of time and money later on down the line. Besides, who on earth wants to deal with insurance companies??