Owning a home can be both a blessing and a curse. While you get all the advantages of having your own space and building equity, you also have to take on all the home repairs and maintenance on your own. For those who love being handy, this could be seen as just another advantage of home ownership. But for those who either don’t enjoy home maintenance or can’t afford to make large home repairs, this can turn into a real headache.
While making big replacements and repairs can be both financially and labor intensive, taking preventative maintenance action can help alleviate both of these burdens. By undertaking certain aspects of home improvement annually, you can save yourself from having to take on the more major tasks of complete replacement or professional repair. To help you begin this process, here are three annual home maintenance tasks anyone can do to help keep big repair costs low.