The housing market is doing pretty well right now and if you’re a new homeowner you may find yourself faced with the frustration of home repairs you just can’t tackle yourself. Home maintenance is a lot of work but you’re building equity through ownership. Here are some common repairs that may start to show themselves after you move into your new home.
- Upgrading ungrounded electrical wiring, if the house was built before the 1960’s
- Replacing old-style galvanized water pipes or any leaking pipes
- Making roof repairs
- Changing disintegrating sewer pipes
- Upgrading heating/cooling systems and water heaters
These are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to potential home repairs. You may find yourself tackling certain repairs but others just fall out of your skill set. Painting is one of those things that can really save you a lot of money if you do it yourself and has less room for error. It is rewarding to do things yourself, and you save a lot of money, but the amount of time and knowledge it can take to complete certain tasks may be overwhelming.
At Adams Design Construction we love helping new homeowners make upgrades, essential repairs, or remodel things just the way they want them. If you have any questions on repairs needed in your new home or want to begin the design process, we’re ready to help!