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If you have been putting off various jobs around the home for quite some time, then you need to change that. The more you delay these jobs, the more damage they will do to your home, and this is the last thing you need. If you want to make a positive change here, then the only thing you need to do is take a look below. Degunk your Gutters Gutters often get clogged with leaves, twigs and various other debris. Your gutters cannot do their job of sending water away from your home if they are clogged either. Ideally, you should be cleaning your gutters twice a year, once in spring and then again in early fall or summer. If you want to tackle this job yourself then you will need to climb a ladder and get some heavy-duty gloves to remove the gunk. If you don’t want to do this then you can easily hire a professional to take care of it for you, as they can repair any damage that your gutters have experienced with time. Source: Pexels (CC0 License) Fix your Fencing Your fence will take quite a beating with all of the activity of summer. Do not be surprised if you notice leaning posts or even problems with the footing. All of these issues will get worse when winter sets in. If you can, you need to go through a fencing specialist or even a qualified handyman. They can help you to assess the situation so you can decide whether or not you should be trying to replace or repair it. Sort your Air Conditioner If you want to make sure that you are not wasting energy or if you want to ensure that your air conditioning unit is working as it should, going into summer then now could be the time for you to hire a HVAC restoration service. When you do go through a HVAC service, you can feel confident knowing that they will clean out your unit and replace any parts that could be wearing out. If you do not get this job sorted now then you may find that mold ends up growing and that you end up with a system that adds potential allergens to your home. This is the last thing you want, but if you deal with this job now then this could save you from having to deal with a world of issues in the future. Unclutter your Space This happens to everyone. At the end of the day, the more space you have, the more stuff you have. You may find that you end up with a ton of clutter in your attic, your shed, basement and more. It may eventually get to the point where you have no idea what to keep and what to throw away. If you aren’t sure what to do here then it is possible for you to hire a decluttering service as they can go through everything for you. Winterize Windows Don’t wait for winter to come to replace your windows. This is the key to lowering your energy bills and it helps you to stay warm throughout the winter. If you want to help yourself here, then you need to try and install interior window insulation. This will involve you putting some double-sided tape around the perimeter of the window and then using heat to make the film adhere. You can then trim the excess. You can even buy insulation kits online if you want, so you can do it all yourself. Carpet Cleaning Another job you need to make sure that you don’t put off is getting your carpets cleaned. If you let your carpets get too worn out or dirty before you clean them then this will make it very difficult to keep them looking great. One way for you to work around this would be for you to try and pay special attention to the high-traffic areas in your home. Do you feel as though they are looking a bit worse to wear? If so, then now is the time for you to make a change. Hire a service to give your carpets a deep clean or take the time to scrub them by hand. If you do this now, then you may be able to avoid paying out for new carpets later down the line and this can make your life easier. Why not see which jobs you can tackle this weekend, so you can avoid putting them off much longer?