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Maintaining your home is one of your most important responsibilities as a homeowner. If you fail to take care of your home, damages that could be costly to rectify can occur. Unfortunately, some homeowners are unaware as to what kinds of home maintenance tasks they should prioritize to keep their home up to date. But homeowners are often afraid to splurge on home improvement projects. So, should you tackle some of the most common home improvement needs?

  1. Roof repair or replacement – This is one of the home maintenance tasks on which professionals recommend you splurge. After all, the roof protects the entirety of your home, and, as such, you should spare no expense for such a worthy investment.

  1. Window replacement – A window replacement project is another home maintenance task that you should invest in as experts recommend that you spend more upfront for quality windows. This is because they can help you lower your monthly bills, allowing you to recoup what you spent on the savings.

  1. Changing your HVAC filter – When it comes to changing your HVAC filter, there’s nothing wrong with choosing a cost-effective option for this home maintenance task as less costly HVAC filters work just as well as the costly variants anyway. Just keep in mind to replace them every three months so your HVAC system won’t work harder than they should.

  1. Installing programmable thermostats – Once again, you can save for this home maintenance task as you don’t exactly need a top-of-the-line thermostat to save on your heating and cooling costs.

  1. Cleaning and repairing your gutters – Neglecting the maintenance of your gutters can easily damage your roof and your home’s entire structure, both of which can cost a significant amount to fix. Therefore, you can easily prevent this from occurring by splurging and spending what is necessary on the repairs and cleaning of your gutter system.

  1. Mounting smoke detectors – Like programmable thermostats, you can choose a cost-effective option as the standard variant can easily serve their intended purpose.

  1. Trimming your trees – The trees on your property can easily damage your roof if their branches become overgrown and break due to strong winds. With that in mind, don’t hesitate to have them trimmed if needed and spare no expense in hiring a professional to get the job done.

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