How Spring Cleaning Can Improve the Safety of Your

| April 9, 2019

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Take care of these cleaning and maintenance tasks to make your property safer. Now that spring is officially here, many homeowners are getting ready to thoroughly clean and freshen up their properties.  If you are planning on doing some spring cleaning, then there are certain things that you can do to reduce your chances of having to file a home insurance claim.  Try out these cleaning and maintenance tasks to make your property safer. Clean Out Your Gutters. Over winter, leaves, dirt, and other debris is sure to have accumulated in your gutters.  Should you experience spring showers, then your gutters might get clogged and begin to overflow.  This could lead to water seeping through your roof or into your home’s foundations.  To prevent this type of damage, make sure that you completely clear out your gutters as you spring clean. Clean Out Your Vents and Filters. During your spring cleaning, you should make sure to pay particular attention to your home’s vents, filters, and ducts.  You should be particularly careful of the vents and filters leading to and from your dryer and furnace.  You should carefully remove lint and dust from these vents and filters to ensure that it does not catch fire when exposed to the extreme heat that your dryer and furnace produce.

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