If you’re anything like us you probably give the interior of your home all the love and attention it needs – and then some. But what about your home’s exterior? Well, with a little extra TLC these exterior updates for your home will not only brighten up the outside of your house but save you some money, too.
From cleaning your guttering to pressure washing your wall, following these simple cleaning tips to upkeep your property maintenance could save you thousands of dollars in the long run. You won’t have to dig into your pockets to carry them out either – most of these tasks won’t require a professional so you can do them yourself with tools you probably already own.
So, if you’re looking for a Sunday job to keep you busy in the backyard, we’ve compiled a list of seven simple tips and how much each save you. Follow these steps to give your house’s exterior the upgrade it deserves while also saving yourself some pennies in the process! Win win.
How to save money by cleaning your home’s exterior
The team at Insulation Express (opens in new tab) have put together a handy guide to keep expensive costs at bay. And for the most part, you’ll only need the help of some tools you likely have lying around the home.
1. Clean debris from your guttering
It’s a job we all put off until it’s too late and the damage is already done. Clearing your guttering is one of those tasks that seems like a mammoth mission purely because it requires digging the ladder out of the garage (unless you have one of those nifty telescopic tools in which case, you have no excuse!).
But a build up of debris in your guttering not only has the potential to cause damp problems as water seeps into your internal walls, but a large gathering of moss, leaves and other debris can cause your guttering to break…