How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300

Your home needs attention whole year round. As you make your inspection rounds, chipped or peeling paint, small chips in stucco, and missing mortar between masonry, are among the basic blemishes that you should be looking for. A little spot repair will prevent moisture from doing more damage. This will keep big repair bills at bay. In fact, you can keep your entire house fit and healthy for a mere $300 per year. You don’t need the skills of a pro inspector, just take the time to stroll around. A DIY inspection costs nothing — and could save you thousands. Here’s how.

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