Homeowner tips to keep your house in good repair

There were a record number of home purchases in 2021 and homebuyers are still on the hunt! For those who have recently purchased a new home and have found all the extra space requires upkeep and maintenance, the BBB has recommendations to help keep your home in good condition, hire contractors, and avoid getting scammed in the process.

It’s important to get professional help with remodeling. Plan the project and budget ahead of time. Then look for a construction or remodeling contractor who specializes in the kind of remodeling that’s needed. Always hire reliable contractors. No matter what kind of outside help is needed, hiring a reputable contractor is key.

Searching BBB.org can point homebuyers in the right direction when looking for reputable HVAC professionals, cleaning services, lawncare professionals and more.

Use BBB’s tips for homeowners:

• Perform home maintenance regularly. Regular home maintenance reduces allergens, prevents illness, and reduces injury from accidents. In addition, it can help you identify needed repairs before they become too serious, saving you time and money in the long run. Many homeowners use seasonal checklists to help them stay on top of home maintenance all year long. Another aspect of home maintenance is cleaning your home.