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You want to keep your home in good condition as often as you can, but sometimes, that can be challenging. If you’re not looking after your home and doing the regular maintenance and cleaning required, things can certainly get damaged quickly. Here are some tips to keep your home free from damage.

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Ventilate Your Home Properly

Firstly, you want to make sure that your home is well ventilated. If it isn’t well ventilated then there could be a risk of mold growing and damp smells in the air. That’s not something you want to have in your home because this could impact you and your household’s health if you’re not careful. Keeping your windows open throughout the day is important but that’s not always possible all year round. You can also get an air purifier or perhaps consider having an AC in your home if it warrants it. The more you can keep your home ventilated the cleaner everything will feel and smell. You want to try and get rid of as much moisture in the air as possible so that you avoid problems from forming in different areas of the home.

Clean Gutters Regularly

Gutters are something you don’t tend to think about but they’re something that can really help keep the foundations of your home, safe from damage. They also help prevent pests and other wildlife from making a home on your property or potentially getting into your property through gaps in the home. A leaf guard installation can be a great way to help avoid so much debris from getting into your gutters. You should also make a habit of cleaning your gutters more regularly where you can. It’s something you can do occasionally just to help keep everything clean when it comes to your exteriors.

Avoid Clutter

Clutter can be a problem if you’re not staying on top of it and if it’s all over your home, then it can end up causing a lot of damage if you’re not careful. Try to stay on top of any rubbish lying around the home and when it comes to clutter, try to be better with how regularly you clear it out. It’s very easy to collect clutter and in a short space of time too! When you have a clear out, make sure you’re doing it with the rest of the household so you’re chucking out exactly what can get thrown out.

Inspect Your Roof For Leaks

Leaks can be problematic for your home because if they get into your home’s structure, then it could make it vulnerable. It’s worth inspecting your roof for leaks as often as possible, particularly after adverse weather conditions. Keep an eye on your roof space where you can and try to get your roof checked on an annual basis just to make sure everything is as it should be.

Keeping your home free from damage can be easy enough if you stay on top of it. Keep note of any maintenance jobs that need doing and keep it clean!

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Kori is a late diagnosed autistic/ADHD mom. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodiverse family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. A blogger, podcaster, writer, product creator, and coach; Kori shares autism family life- the highs, lows, messy, and real. Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori is on a mission to empower moms of autistic children to make informed parenting decisions with confidence and conviction.

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