CINCINNATI, OH -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/13 -- May is National Home Improvement Month and the perfect time to tackle those home repairs or improvements that you have been putting off. For help accomplishing these tasks on time and under budget, get in contact with your local Handyman Connection who can provide you with the assistance you need to complete your projects.
If you aren't entirely sure what type of home repairs, maintenance or improvements you should be making to your home on a yearly basis, don't worry, Handyman Connection can help with a brief overview of what you could be doing to improve or repair the interior AND exterior of your beautiful home.
On the interior of your home, consider these home improvement ideas or home repair projects during National Home Improvement Month:
Fix leaky faucets
•Not only can leaky faucets be extremely annoying, they can waste up to 750 gallons of water during the summer! (1)
Address potential moisture problems
•Water-stained walls can be the early signs of a greater moisture problem in your home that can lead to damaged drywall and toxic mold. Get on top of this problem before it costs you thousands of dollars to make replacements. •Investigate the attic for leaks and you could save yourself up to $5,000 on drywall and roof repairs. (2)
Reinstall weather stripping
•If you want to save some money on your energy bills, reinstalling weather stripping could help by reducing the amount of air leaks in your home. It can help you save an average of $80 on air conditioning alone!
As far as your home's exterior is concerned, here are a few projects that you should look into:
•A fresh coat of paint is one of the best ways to refresh the look of your home and protect it at the same time. But if these two reasons aren't enough for you, repainting your home can do wonders for increasing your home's market value. May temperatures are often ideal for exterior painting.
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