Building a New House? 5 Things to do After Your Home is Built

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Building a new home can be a dream come true, and now that you have finally moved into your new home, you certainly want to take every step possible to keep it in the best condition. While new homes generally have high-quality, modern features that are designed to provide you with years of hassle-free use, all homes will require maintenance and periodic repairs so that they do fall into disrepair. With this in mind, there are a few things that you need to do after your new home is built.

Hire a Professional Cleaning Service

One of the best things about being in a newly built home is the fact that everything is new and clean. The shower windows do not have soap scum, the base boards are clean and there is no grimy build up in the bathtub. You can keep your home looking great with minimal effort by hiring a professional cleaning service to thoroughly clean your home on a regular basis (Source: Maid Brigade House Cleaning Services).

Seal Your Grout

If you have tile in your new home, chances are that it will need to be sealed after you move in. In most cases, sealant cannot be added to grout immediately after it has been laid, so you may need to seal your grout on your own. You can inquire with your builder if this is required or if it has already been done. You will definitely want this to be done before you move into your home. You don’t want you or anyone to walk on the floors while the grout is still drying.

Hire a Pest Control Company

The one thing that many people don’t think about after having built their new home is pests. Most think that because it is a new home that they likely don’t have a pest problem. That may be true in many cases, but many times pests will have already invaded your home during your home building process. You also never know what gets into your home during your moving in process. Therefore you want to hire a pest control company to come out and at the very least inspect your home. This way you will have some peace of mind that you don’t have any creepy crawlers and rodents going bump in the night of your new home.

Schedule Lawn Service

Most new homes today come with at least some landscaping installation, and you want to keep your new lawn and flower beds looking great. It can take time and effort to handle these chores on your home. Because of this, a better idea is to schedule lawn service with a professional crew. You may also install a sprinkler system if this is not already installed on your property.

Your new home may be beautiful inside and out, and you want to keep it this way. Keep the above tips in mind and explore other ideas as well. These efforts can all help you to keep your home in the best condition possible by the time you are ready to move in and going forward.

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