McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist: Is Your Home Ready?

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Apr 4, 2018

It’s officially spring! It’s been a long winter in Central New York. As the snow disappears and the threat of winter storms finally goes away, it’s time to inspect your home and property for any damage or repairs that may need to be made. Warm weather is right around the corner, so you’ll want to be sure that your home is ready for the new season! We’ve provided a checklist below to make sure you don’t miss anything important.

Read More

Topics: Repair and Maintenance, exterior renovations, home maintenance

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: Complete These To-Dos Before Cold Weather Hits

Posted by Brian Ciota on Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Even if you’re not a fan of the Game of Thrones book and TV series, you’ve likely heard the phrase “Winter is coming” thrown around a time or two. In the series, it serves as a family motto, but for those of us living in CNY, it’s also a fact: whether we like it or not, winter is coming, and with it comes cold temperatures and heavy snowfall.

Read More

Topics: Energy Efficiency, Repair and Maintenance, home maintenance

Summer Home Maintenance Checklist: Is Your Home Ready for the Season?

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, May 30, 2017

Central New York is known for its distinct seasonal changes. While this has its pros and cons, one thing is certain: Each season affects your home in a different way, and each should involve a home maintenance checklist to make sure your home is prepared. Below we’ve provided you with a comprehensive summer checklist so you can be sure your property is in pristine shape for the warm weather ahead. After reviewing the checklist below, don’t hesitate to contact the McClurg team. We provide a wide range of home installations and repairs.

Read More

Topics: Repair and Maintenance, Home Renovation

Spring is Right Around the Corner: Is Your Deck Ready?

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Mar 31, 2017

  

It may not feel like it quite yet, but according to the calendar it’s officially spring. Central New York took a beating this winter, with Syracuse alone getting over 100 inches of snow for the season. Now that the snow is slowly receding, it’s a great time to get your deck ready for the warmer weather headed our way.

Read More

Topics: Design Trends and Ideas, Repair and Maintenance, Decks

Your 2016 Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Paul Jones on Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Fall is the ideal time to do a maintenance check of your home to assure that it is ready for the winter months ahead. Each year we provide a list of things that homeowners should check in the fall to identify problems before they become major and costly home repairs.

During the summer of 2016, Central New Yorkers experienced unusual hot and dry weather conditions. The long run of days without rain coupled with many days in the 90s not only took a toll on lawns and landscapes but also on the exteriors of many homes.

Read More

Topics: Repair and Maintenance

6 Areas of Your Home to Check for Winter Damage

Posted by Paul Jones on Tue, Apr 12, 2016

The weather we encounter each winter here in Central New York — harsh winds, heavy snow loads, icicles, rain and snow that freezes and thaws — can cause significant damage to our homes.

Early spring is the ideal time to inspect your home, both inside and out, for signs of trouble. Spotting problems early is essential to keeping your home and property in good condition and minimizing repair costs.

Read More

Topics: How-To Tips, Repair and Maintenance

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Paul Jones on Tue, Oct 13, 2015

Fall is the ideal time to do a maintenance check of your home to assure that you are ready for the winter months ahead. By checking your home in the fall and again in the spring after winter has passed you will be able to identify problems before they become major and expensive home repairs.

Read More

Topics: Repair and Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Paul Jones on Tue, Mar 24, 2015

Are you ready for the snow to thaw, warmer temperatures and for the start of spring? Syracuse and the Central New York region have once again experienced record snowfall. As of March 15th, 116 inches of snow has fallen so far making Syracuse the snowiest city in the nation with a population of over 100,000. Our area also had many record cold days, especially throughout the month of February.

Read More

Topics: Repair and Maintenance

How to Prepare Your Home for a Central New York Winter

Posted by Paul Jones on Tue, Nov 25, 2014

It’s important to regularly inspect your house for wear and tear. Now is the time to prepare for the winter months ahead by checking both the inside and the exterior of your home for signs of damage or deterioration. Finding a problem during a routine check and fixing it right away may save you money and aggravation. If you do find a problem, or suspect a problem, consider contacting a home repair specialist.

Read More

Topics: How-To Tips, Repair and Maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Posted by Paul Jones on Tue, Mar 25, 2014

The past five months have produced one of the coldest winters on record in Central New York. With the start of spring, now is the time to inspect your home for winter damage, both inside and out. Our “Spring Home Maintenance Tips” is a guide on what to check for in and around your home. If you suspect a problem or are unsure if you have a problem, we recommend contacting a professional contractor.

Read More

Topics: How-To Tips, Repair and Maintenance, Decks

Subscribe to Our Blog

    Free Remodeling Seminar    

Most Popular Posts