4 Ways to Enhance Your Home & Garden Before Summer is Over

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When your home or garden doesn’t fill you with joy because it lacks a few things or needs some TLC, you may not be able to enjoy summer to the fullest. In which case, isn’t it time you did something about it?

Here are four ways to enhance your home and garden before summer is over.

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1. Fix Up Any Roofing Issues

man adding new roof tiles

While we don’t associate summer with roof maintenance, it’s the perfect time to do so because you won’t be battling gusting winds and heavy downpours! 

Summertime may not be the windiest period of the year, but roof shingles could have been dislodged from the previous season. If so, your home’s roofing structure is exposed to the elements. Each time it rains, this will create moisture damage and eventually lead to internal water leaks that are far more serious. 

But, don’t worry! Summer months are often an off-peak time for roofing repairs. You can easily book an appointment and get the problem fixed ASAP. If your roof needs repair or it’s been years since the last inspection, it’s worth contacting Advantage Construction’s roof repair.

2. Follow-up on Gardening in Springtime

woman gardening

If you went into the backyard during spring, gave the garden a good raking, and removed some weeds, that’s great. But what have you done since? 

The summer is ideal for tending to the garden because the lawn isn’t soggy underfoot. That means you can easily access all areas without difficulty. Getting the lawn back under control and spreading some seed isn’t a bad idea either. 

Also, see how the plants are faring after tending to them in April. You did do that, didn’t you?

3. Mend or Replace Broken Fencing

man fixing fence

Now that gusting winds have likely died down, you can check whether any fencing needs repairs and added support to bolster them.

If you spot a broken slat, you can either repair it or replace it altogether. Since the sun is high and the temperature is hot, you can also take this opportunity to apply a new protective coating and keep your fence in good shape.

4. Increase Your Comfort in the Backyard

man cooking in the backyard

If you find yourself spending more time in the backyard, is there anything that could enhance your comfort there? 

Better backyard furniture with removable deeper fill cushioning could make the patio more pleasant. Alternatively, some new seating under a tree in your backyard with some overhanging LED lights would provide a separate outdoor living space for the kids.

If your family loves to grill or smoke some meat, is the current smoker or barbeque large enough for your family and anyone who comes over? Is it time for an upgrade? You could look at building a BBQ station. Or, if you have a BBQ but no meat smoker, does it have enough advantages that you’d be interested now?

Don’t let the summer disappear on you. Get a few home and garden tasks knocked out in between lazing around on weekends. You’ll be glad that you did once the fall is here. 

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