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Jason Taub - Realtor
Jason Taub - Realtor

Small House Problems That Could Quickly Get Out Control

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Don’t let small problems grow into major repairs. Inspect and, if necessary, fix the following so your home stays in tip-top shape!

FOUNDATION/MASONRY

  • Check foundation and chimney for deterioration
  • Inspect wood surfaces for weathering or paint failure
  • Check decks, porches, stairs and railings for loose/worn parts
  • Make sure water doesn’t pool around foundation

ROOF

  • Check for missing, loose or damaged shingles
  • Inspect fascia and soffits for damage
  • Clean gutters and downspouts

DOORS AND WINDOWS

  • Inspect for broken glass, breached seals and damaged screens
  • Ensure window and door hardware operates properly

PLUMBING

  • Examine supply valves for leaks and corrosion
  • Check water heater for leaks and corrosion
  • Inspect sinks, showers, toilets and tubs for leaks
  • Check lawn sprinkler system for leaks and adjust sprinklers
  • Test well water

INTERIOR

  • Check attic for water penetration
  • Look for moisture in ceilings or around windows
  • Check stairs and railings for loose/damaged parts
  • Test smoke alarms (Change batteries every 6 months)
  • Inspect tile for missing grout
  • Check caulking around showers, bathtubs, sinks and toilets

HEATING AND COOLING

  • Clean or change AC filters regularly
  • Remove materials that block furnace and air handler
  • Service air conditioning system

ELECTRICAL

  • Check exposed wiring for damage and wear
  • Test circuit breakers and ground-fault/arc-fault interrupters

Source: Amerispec Inspection Services

About Jason Taub - Realtor

Native South Floridian. Resident of downtown Fort Lauderdale for 8 years. Served on the Board of Directors for condo association of 400+ units. Extensive knowledge of the Fort Lauderdale area and Broward County. Buy, Sell, Rent - I've got you covered.

About D'Angelo Realty Group

From the inception of the downtown Fort Lauderdale condo market, consistently year after year, D’Angelo Realty Group has been the local market leader with a proven track record and longevity of listing and selling luxury estates in the greater East Fort Lauderdale area. Closing well over 1,200 condominium transactions and over $2 billion in real estate sales, the expertise within our full scale real estate brokerage will secure the highest market value for sellers and negotiate the most equitable price attainable for our buyers.

Contact Jason today for all of your real estate needs. Available 24/7.

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