6 Things to Do to Your Home

Many people have older homes.  These home often need a little TLC.  Have a look at the following list of things that you may need to have a look at.

First: Steel plumbing pipes can clog from internal rusting. Replace them before they burst or reduce your water pressure.

Second: Inspect the roof every six months. Replace or repair worn or cracked shingles immediately. If the roof is more than 20 years old and most shingles are worn or damaged, it’s time to replace it.

Third: If your home has knob and tube electrical wiring, replace it with a safer, modern system with a new electric panel and house wiring.

Fourth: If central air isn’t an option, consider installing a large ventilation fan or whole-house fan in the attic. The fan can bring in a breeze through the open windows in the house.

Fifth: If your home has an old boiler system, replace with a modern, efficient furnace for energy savings.

Sixth: Older homes need special attention. Watch for five tips on how to keep your older home going strong.

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