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4 Tips To Keep Your Sandusky Garage Clean and Safe

2/5/2018 (Permalink)

Many people don't really think of it this way, but your garage is an extension of your home. Therefore, it's important to keep it neat, tidy and safe. These are four helpful home maintenance tips that can help you keep your garage in good shape.

  1. Have Your Garage Door Inspected Regularly

First of all, it is a good idea to have your garage door inspected regularly by a professional. A garage door repair professional can check your garage door to make sure that it's in good shape and can perform routine maintenance to keep it working properly. This can help you ensure that your garage door is safe to use and can help prevent you from dealing with issues later on, such as a faulty garage door that won't open or water damage from water getting into the garage.

  1. Install Weatherstripping

To prevent water damage and to keep your garage at a comfortable temperature, it's a good idea to install weatherstripping around your garage door. Check your weatherstripping each year to look for visible damage; if you notice that it's torn, cracked or otherwise damaged, then it's a good idea to replace it. You can install the weatherstripping yourself, or you can have a garage door repair professional do it for you. This can help you avoid water damage when it rains, and it can help you keep your garage at a more comfortable temperature during the summer and winter. This can also help you save on your indoor heating and cooling bills if your Sandusky garage is attached to your home.

  1. Organize and Clean it Regularly

Cleaning your Sandusky garage might not seem like a lot of fun. However, if you keep your garage organized -- such as by hanging tools on the wall or storing them in bins -- then cleaning will be a whole lot easier. Then, cleaning up by sweeping your garage and organizing things occasionally will help you keep the entire garage nice and neat.

  1. Focus on Security

For you and your family's safety, security is very important. Make sure that you guard your garage door remotes so that they don't fall into the wrong hands, and always keep the door that leads from your garage into your home locked just in case someone does gain access to your garage.

As you can see, if you want to focus on keeping your Sandusky garage clean and safe, there are a few tips that you can follow. If you focus on these four things, then you can feel good in knowing that your garage is in great shape.

If you experience water damage and mold growth in your garage, home, or business, contact us at SERVPRO of East Ottawa/ Erie County! We are experts when it comes to restoration and cleaning services. Call us at (419) 621-7766 or visit our website at http://www.SERVPROeastottawaeriecounty.com/

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