Clean your screens

Clean your screens

Ventilating the stale, winter air from your home is often one of the first inclinations on a warm spring day. But first, take a moment to clean the screens. You’ll have the best results if you can remove the screen from your window altogether; use a hand vacuum to...
Check Foundation Vents

Check Foundation Vents

A house with a crawl space has vents along the foundation walls. The vents provide air circulation that helps prevent excess moisture and mold growth, and they prevent critters from taking up residence underneath your home. The screens collect leaves and other debris...
Protect your entry way

Protect your entry way

From all the grime, road salt and, melting snow. While you’re at it clear away the clutter and give your floors a thorough cleaning. I like to set up a tray for my boots with a waterproof mat for underneath. Check your front door. Is it drafty? A space around your...
Does your Bathroom have a moisture problem?

Does your Bathroom have a moisture problem?

It can be hard to give bathrooms enough ventilation when the house is closed up tight for winter. Unfortunately, that buildup of moisture can lead to mildew or even harmful molds. Give the bathroom a thorough cleaning, paying special attention to grout, the ceiling...