Summer in the Western Region can get hot, very hot. All you may want to do is curl up under the air conditioner or swim in your pool but it is important to remember to take care of your home. There are a few little things you can do around your home to help it withstand the pressure of Summer.
Bush fires plague Australia every summer and to keep your home safer, clear all debris from your guttering and surrounding areas to your home. It also looks tidier, which is a bonus!
Clean your rain water tank. It’s a dirty job but when the rain comes it will be time well spent. Make sure to clean the strainer to the water inlet of the tank. Often it will build up grime and restrict water flow and in a drought like ours every bit counts.
Monitor the paint to the timber fascia boards at the mitre joints as the paint will start to lift and crack in the heat so you will want to seal the paint to protect it from summer to winter weather.