Info of Basic Home Maintenance

Unblocking the drains – You start with pouring boiling water into the plughole. If this does not work, you will have to resort to chemicals such as the caustic soda. You can however avoid drain blockages by regular use of drain cleaners.

Handling the water supply – These are times you need to switch the hot and cold supply of water on and off. You need to be aware of the physical location of the stop valve and the cistern for handling the supply of hot and cold water.

Maintain the appliances – Appliances such as the water heating system, air conditioning system and the electrical systems require high repair costs. You are better off to ensure appliances requiring high repair costs are well covered under an insurance plan. Always better to insist on regular servicing of high value appliances which would prevent periodic break down.

Maintaining the landscape – landscaping is best enjoyed when you manage it well. It comes only with experience and starts with a simple guide on how to landscape yourself.

Maintenance of the swimming pool – Learn those few very simple steps to regularly clean your swimming pool. How you clean the pool depends upon the type of water to use for your pool

Inlets for fresh air – Make sure you have days when the French windows are fully open to help circulation of air inside the house. This is best done when you have a long and relaxing day in your house. Just get up and vacuum clean the house. It is a fantastic feeling and a good stress free exercise to periodically attend to the cleanliness of the house.