Winter Home Maintenance

by | Dec 21, 2019

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Winter Checklist:

  • Outside: Check exterior walls, including visible areas of foundation, for deteriorating bricks and mortar. Check siding for damage or rot. Check painted surfaces for flaking. Inspect vents and ducts for cracks, leaks, or blockages.
  • Outside: Check for cracks or deterioration in concrete and asphalt. Reseal or repair if necessary. Clean oil and grease spots from driveways, sidewalks and patios.
  • Outside: Inspect plumbing shut-off valves for proper operation. Drain outside faucets.
  • Inside: Check all visible pipes for leaks including under and around kitchen and bathroom cabinets, toilets, water heater, and dishwasher.
  • Inside: Examine attic for evidence of leaks. Check insulation and remove or add if necessary. Check for evidence of unwanted inhabitants. Ensure the attic has proper ventilation.

Mike Goubran

Mike Goubran

Mike Goubran, owner of Carolina Development and Properties, LLC, and its affiliate, Carolina Custom Homes and Renovations, LLC, has been building homes in the Charlotte area for over 20 years.  Mike graduated with a degree in Construction Management from East Carolina University and went on to receive a Master of Business Administration from Queens University in Charlotte.  He has been a Licensed General Contractor since 1999 and currently holds this designation in both North and South Carolina.  Mike is also a Certified Green Professional and is a member of the National Association of Home Builders.  Carolina Custom Homes and Renovations is also an Accredited Business with the Better Business Bureau.

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