Sharing is caring :)

Tampa home mortgage
It’s hard work becoming a homeowner. After you move into your new Tampa house, realize that the work may not be completely finished yet. Here are a few things you should take a look at right away in order to maintain your new home.

Gutters

Your gutters are an important part of your home. They’re designed to prevent water from damaging the foundation of your home by redirecting the flow away from the base. They’ll also prevent ice dams from forming on your roof by creating a path for the water to flow off of your roof. You should inspect your gutters and clean them if necessary, as gutters can become easily clogged with leaves and branches – and even sustain damage over time if not taken care of.

Air Conditioner

Unless the air conditioner is brand new, you should ensure that it gets maintenance. You’ll need to have the filter changed, since it’s responsible for removing dirt, dust and allergens from the air. A dirty filter will cause your HVAC system to work harder, as well as produce poor air quality. You may also need to have your HVAC system inspected and serviced by a professional. Air conditioner maintenance will help you save money because the unit will use less energy and last a lot longer.

Water Heater

Your water heater likely needs to be drained if it’s been used before. Sediment has a tendency to build up in water heaters over time, and few sellers have this taken care of before they sell their home. If the sediment hardens, your water heater will become less efficient. Draining the water heater will help get rid of the sediment and ensure your heater works normally long after you move into your new home.

Plumbing

Inspecting the pipes in a property you’ve just moved into is crucial. Look under your sinks to make sure the pipes aren’t leaking. Additionally, you’ll need to check your faucets for drips. If you notice any problems, call a plumber who can ensure that your sinks, toilets and pipes are in good working condition. Plumbing maintenance can help you save a lot of time and money further down the road.

Questions? Contact John Lamberg Today!
John Lamberg Tampa Mortgage Broker

Our team looks forward to exceeding your expectations through our streamlined & simple loan process.

Free Consultation
Tampa Home Value

Instant Home Valuation

Grab a FREE, instant property valuation today!

Mortgage Calculators

Estimate your mortgage payment to see what you can afford!

X
Contact John Lamberg

John Lamberg - Area Manager

NMLS# 279761

(813) 261-6320

9216 Sunflower Drive Tampa, FL 33647

Get Directions