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Keep the dream alive by keeping your house in top shape

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You’ve just moved into your new dream home, whether it was part of some display villages in Perth or you built it with luxury home builders, and you’re already settled in.

There are still some boxes left to be unpacked, but your feet are up on the lounge and you’re enjoying that ‘new house smell’.

No doubt you will want to keep your single floor dwelling or 2 storey home design looking and feeling just as incredible as it does now, so here are some handy tips on how you can protect your new home investment and keep the joy of a beautiful home for years to come.

Keep your foundations strong

Regular household maintenance is a simple way to keep your new home looking great for longer, because it protects its value. Staying on top of structural jobs which can occur over time for ex-display homes and 2 storey house designs, like sealing wall cracks and checking on the condition of a tiled roof are just some of the things to keep an eye on.

Keeping luxury home builder gutters clear of debris will keep your drainage system free from blockages, as will downpipes and stormwater drains. If there are lots of trees in your area, especially if your home was in a series of Perth display villages you can ensure clear gutters by checking them twice a year; this will lessen the risk of a fire hazard while keeping ground drains clear will prevent damage to footings.

Stay on top of maintenance in your 2 storey house design by checking leaks, which can cause significant damage if left untreated, so any sign of a plumbing issue should be taken care of by a professional as soon as possible – you’ll also save yourself a big bill by getting it fixed at first sight then waiting for the problem to get worse.

Other areas that home owners tend to overlook are their reticulation system and hand watering. Iron staining from bore water is common throughout the Perth area and can cause damage to the appearance of your new home, to avoid this restrict how often you water your garden. Luxury home builders, and you, should ensure your bore is installed with a protective cover and is surrounded by a concrete slab, which slopes away so that surface water does not drain into the casing. By regularly inspecting your bore for signs of contamination and keeping water from sprinklers away from walls you can help protect your new home for years to come.

Staying on top of your internal maintenance

Your luxury home builder flooring is a long-term investment and with a small amount of care and maintenance, high performance and enjoyment is ensured. Everyday living can show up easily on tiles, wooden floors and the stairs, so it’s easy to clean up any mess but to properly care for wooden floors, stick with specialised floor cleaners and polish once or twice a year to really make them shine. Take note that direct sunlight can also cause changes to your wooden flooring, so moving rugs around and using window treatments to minimise exposure is a great idea.

Over time windows and sliding doors can develop a build-up of dirt and airborne impurities in two storey home designs and display homes in Perth, so make a note to wash your windows and frames at least every six months to keep them sparkling. Checking for cracks and peeling paint, especially if you’re in 2 storey house designs can prevent any chance of water entering the frame and causing unwanted rot or mould. While keeping window tracks free of filth by vacuuming or using a brush, and washing aluminium frames with warm water and mild detergent will ensure your home is always squeaky clean and tidy.

Just like your favourite outfit, gadget or toy, your dream new home will preserve its good looks for years to come with love and attention.

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