As the temperature rises and the days get longer, it's time to prepare your manufactured home for the summer season especially if you plan on enjoying the wonderful weather. Taking the necessary steps to get it ready ensures a comfortable and enjoyable summer experience without the worry of the AC going out and your energy bill going up. Keep reading and follow our comprehensive guide to prepare your manufactured home for the much anticipated summer time!
If you're looking to boost your energy efficiency then be sure to seal all air leaks Inspect doors, windows, and any other openings for air leaks. Use weatherstripping or caulking to seal gaps and prevent cool air from escaping and hot air from entering your home during the summer months. Consider installing blinds, shades, or curtains to block out excessive heat and sunlight, keep them closed during the day to block out the sun. This will help maintain a comfortable indoor temperature and reduce the load on your air conditioning system.
The next thing you should do is make sure your outdoor spaces are clean and ready to be used! Clear any debris, dust, or dirt from your outdoor living spaces power-washing the surfaces of your decks, porches, sidewalks and outdoor furniture. Install awnings, umbrellas, or shade sails to provide extra shade and protection from the sun's rays and make our outdoor spaces more inviting. If you're looking for a change you can purchase new outdoor furniture too to create a completely different look!
Lastly but most importantly test smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms! Ensure all smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms are functioning properly and have batteries if necessary to guarantee safety for you and your family. Inspect Fire Extinguishers, check the expiration dates and pressure levels of your fire extinguishers With many summer activities fires and outdoor cooking is involved and it is important that your family is safe and prepared!
Preparing your manufactured home for summer involves a combination of maintenance, cleaning, and creating inviting outdoor spaces. By following these comprehensive steps, you can ensure that your home is ready to embrace the joys of the summer season. Enjoy the warm weather, create lasting memories, and make the most of your manufactured home during this wonderful time of year. If you're looking to have the best summer ever then Contact Us for info on how you can get a new home!