5 Home Damages and How You Can Fix Them

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Maintaining a home is such a difficult task. It takes a lot of effort and observation for a homeowner to keep the shelter in good condition. It is normal to be a keen observer in one’s house because a person is living, and they have to feel comfortable in that place. This is the reason why most homeowners value their homes. Home maintenance is not that easy. This requires courage, skills, and time. As time passes, a home cannot keep its stability and original aura because it cannot prevent change. All things get old, and all things pass out of time. And most of the belongings inside a house must have their maintenance. The owner of a house should spend a lot of time appropriately keeping those things. And there are some home damages that people cannot prevent. Here are five home damages and how you can fix them.


  1. Rusted Roofs 

Rusting is the main reason why roofs are being damaged in a house. This results in the leaking of water, especially when it is raining. Cracks and holes can cause a bigger problem. It may lead to danger, such as when going up to the rooftop of a house and the person accidentally slips on the rusted iron, it will cause infection into the body. They can do some remedy on how they can fix this. If they have enough budget, they can replace it with a new one. But if a person is out of money, they can do it the cheaper way. Use some vulva seal to tamper the cracks and holes of the rusted roof iron.


  1. Damaged Furniture Caused by Pests  

Pests like cockroaches and termites are examples of enemies in a home. They bite the parts of furniture such as cabinets, tables, and closets. To get away from this problem, the reason why it is happening should be eradicated. By using some insecticides and pest killers, those enemies will be diminished or, better yet, gone. And to prevent more of this damage, apply some grease or oil to it because insects and pests didn’t like the scent and taste. In short, it is poisonous for them.


  1. Clogged Faucets

Faucets had their lifespan also. It causes the waste of water as it continuously flows. Aside from that, it is a problem at home, and it is also a problem with the payment of water bills. The action that must be done for this is to fix it with the help of an expert like plumbers. If a homeowner has their skills in fixing it, it would be better. By using some mechanical tools, it would be easy for an owner to solve this problem. If the faucet is wasted, replace it with a new one.


  1. Wasted Door Knobs

Being locked in a room is a problem. Imagine a scenario when a person is in a state of being in a hurry and accidentally locked up in a room. That is insane! On fixing this pretty problem, remove the knob or the handle. Then remove the base. Examine the screws that should be tightened or loosen. And then restore the base and put back the handle or knob. If an owner doesn’t have any idea about this, it is advisable to consult an expert.

  1. Cracked Tiles

Cracked tiles may result from dropping something heavy on the floor, or there is a human error in putting tiles. To regain the appearance of a tile, use tile cement to put back the broken part of the tiles. Ensure to apply the cement properly and make it less harmful for other people when they step on it.  

Damages cannot be prevented. All things have their lifespan, and the time will come that these will take their broken scene. Yes, some of those damages are because of the human problem, and most of them are just getting brittle. The remedies or ways on how they can help in preventing home damages have to be considered. These five home damages and how you can fix them must always be remembered because they may help you in your home somehow.


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Comments (2)

John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Tamra Lee Ulmer these are very good list of home damages a homeowners can fix. 

Dec 05, 2021 05:38 PM
Tamra Lee Ulmer

Hi John, thank you so much for appreciating this. I hope this helps you as well! Stays safe, have a good day!

Dec 06, 2021 12:31 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Tamra. No experience with metal roof problems, but numbers three and four have come into play over the years. Enjoy your day.

Dec 06, 2021 05:24 AM
Tamra Lee Ulmer

Thanks for taking time to read this, have a wonderful day Wayne!

Dec 06, 2021 12:32 PM