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Important Things Every Homeowner Should Know

by Becky Scherzer 06/23/2019

So, you just got your first home. Congratulations! Well, someone has to break it to you. Buying a home is the first step among many others. The journey does not end with closing the deal. Instead, it just began. As the exciting feeling sets it, it is essential to take note of these important things that every homeowner should know. 

Save Money with Sealing

Homeowners should learn to seal their floors and drafts. It saves you from a plethora of damages that may cost thousands of dollars to repair or replace. Be sure to seal the drafts to prevent damage to electrical systems. The floor is also another point of concern as water could easily find its way into wood flooring. Save yourself the stress and just seal it!

A Clogged Gutter System is Worse Than Not Having One

That is right. A gutter system is very crucial to a home. It saves you a whole lot of damages ranging from an eroded lawn, stained walls, damaged siding, destroyed painting, and worse – damaged roof. However, having a clogged gutter produces the same result, which is why homeowners are advised to pay attention to their gutter system at all time. 

Safety First – Find the Circuit Breaker

The circuit breaker is the switch that controls electricity in your home. It is the switch with which homeowners turn electricity on and off in the house. It is crucial for homeowners to know where to find this switch in the home. You should know where to go when a situation that requires turning the electricity off arises. 

Your Lawn Deserve More Than Just Watering

Most homes come with lawns and gardens. While these are beautiful components every home should have, caring for them could become a nightmare. Your lush lawn could transform into a desolate land in no time, which is why you should pick up a few skills on how to care for a yard. It takes so much more than just watering.

Unclogging a Toilet Isn't Actually Difficult

You don't necessarily need to spend money on everything. There are some DIY skills with which homeowners should equip themselves. And one such DIY ability is how to unclog a toilet. It is, in fact, one of the easiest tasks in the home. You do not need a plumber or any particular tool. Simply a plunger to unclog the toilet and it is back to normal functioning. Be sure to check out for the right plunger for your toilet.

Managing a home for the first time may be a somewhat arduous task. Well, you can relax now. These tips and a few more will ensure you have a stress-free stay in your home.

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Becky Scherzer

Welcome! Looking to buy or sell real estate in the St. Louis area, don’t look any further than Becky Scherzer and Scherzer Real Estate for all of your needs! My family and I have lived in the St. Louis area for more than 50 years, so I know the St. Louis area! In addition, I am a full-time agent with the #1 real estate office in the St. Louis area and the #1 real estate company in the country! My mission is to create a much different brand of real estate services, one that exceeds expectations, delivers results and exceptional service at a level never seen before in the industry. When you choose me to represent you in selling your home or buying a new home, I will work with you to an extent unmatched by any other Realtor. I invest a great deal of time, energy and money to ensure not only the highest sales price possible for your home or finding your new dream home, but that the process, your experience, is as smooth and stress-free as possible. I am fortunate to have the support of a group of highly trained professionals to assist me in ensuring a seamless, efficient and straightforward path to your success. I will continuously evolve to meet the challenges of our very dynamic, ever-changing market conditions. What will never change is my commitment to provide my clients the level of expertise and innovation they deserve. Getting great advice on selling your home or buying a new home is simple, JUST ASK me!