Three Important Secrets to Maintaining a House

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Maintaining a house is a collective effort of all members of the household. Maintaining the

house regularly prevents the property from falling apart, keeping its value intact especially if

the owner wants to rent out or sell it off.

Regular maintenance includes cleaning, repair works and fixing. There are three important

secrets to maintaining your house and they have been listed below:

Clean, Clean, Clean

The first secret to maintaining a house is to clean. Cleaning the house should not be the duty

of a member of the household but everyone. Whenever anyone makes a mess, they should

clean it up immediately. If there is a spill, it should be mopped up. Plates should not be left

in the kitchen sink; the sink at all times should be empty. About ten minutes should be spent

each day cleaning every part of the house. This will prevent dust from settling on surfaces

which makes cleaning difficult and more stressful. Foam in the bathtub should be washed

away immediately one finishes taking their baths. Pieces of papers should not be left lying

around. These exercises will keep the house clean at all times.

Routine Repairs

 

Do not wait for pipelines or electric cables to fall apart completely before getting the

professionals to come and fix it. Experts recommend money to be set aside for routine

checks each month. Are there cracked tiles, paints peeling off or broken louvre blades? Do

not describe them as minor; repair them immediately before they become major works which

To make it easier, divide the tasks to outdoor and indoor. Go round the house to see what

needs to be repaired at the end of each month.

Keep a Calendar

Set out reminders on your smart-phone or calendar to keep you informed on what tasks to

undertake daily, weekly or monthly. They will help you maintain the property and keep the

property in top shape. It is also easier to delegate or share the roles with other house-mates if

Maintaining a house is an important activity that keeps the house clean at all times. It also

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