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  • How To Establish A Home Maintenance Budget

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    Looking to spend some money on home repair needs in your home? If you're looking to do some serious renovation on your home, you're probably going to be doing some serious damage to your bank account. Here are some tips for setting up a home repair budget, and remember to contact your Cleveland Contractors Reilly Painting for all your home maintenance needs!

    Inspect your entire home. Check the condition of the home's heating and air conditioning and the plumbing and electrical systems. Confirm the status of the insulation. Verify the integrity of the walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors. Don't forget the structural components, such as the foundation, basement and supports. Look for signs of pests, such as termites. Determine the condition of your septic system or drain. Check that the plants that make up your landscaping are healthy. For an objective look, hire somebody from the American Society of Home Inspectors ASHI, the oldest professional home inspection organization in North America. The cost of a professional comprehensive inspection will vary, but it will give you are starting point for your budget.

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