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May 15, 2019 · Comment 0· Uncategorized

Useful Tips for Home Exterior & Yard Spring Cleaning

Home Exterior  Services & Yard Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring has finally arrived, at least for some of us. Now that the bitter snows of winter are melting away, it is time to see what the damage is. You undoubtedly have many things on your spring cleaning to-do list, but you might be wondering where to begin with the outside of your home. Here are six simple steps to guide you through restoring not only your home’s exterior but the rest of your outdoor property as well. In addition to these steps you can also contact your local Evanston Siding Replacement and Evanston Roof Repair experts here at Apex Exteriors to answer any questions you may have and help you recover what might have been damaged during the winter months.

As you read through our six simple steps for exterior spring cleaning, make sure to check out our top picks for exterior improvements that can beautify your home, boost your property value, and help you to catch problems early. Not only will these services reduce your maintenance requirements, but when you call the Apex Exteriors team, they’ll be completely hassle-free!

 

  1. Check Up

When you step outside your home after many months of winter, the first thing you’ll want to do is inspect your home and yard from top to bottom. Write down or take pictures of any cracks, holes, paint peelings, leaks, burnt out light bulbs and any other damages that you notice so that you can address them later. Here are the main areas you should check up on as you inspect the areas outside your home:

– Rooftop
– Deck and Patio
– Foundation and Other Structures
– Windows and Doors
– Siding and Fixtures

 

Top Exterior Service: Siding Repair & Replacement Services in the Chicago Area

If you’ve noticed problems with your siding – such as peeling paint, water stains, or termites – then it’s best to enlist the Apex Exteriors team for siding repair services in Chicagoland. We can completely restore your siding or offer amazing replacement siding that’ll boost your home’s energy efficiency, improve your property value, and transform the look of your home!

 

  1. Fix Up

If you find any major issues during your spring inspection then be sure to address those immediately. Some issues can wait but don’t wait too long or else you might forget about them and they will only get worse over time. Here is a list of areas that may need fixing up right away depending on how badly their messed up.

– Rooftop
– Fence
– Siding
– Deck
– Doors and Windows
– Foundation and Other Structures

Top Exterior Service: Exterior Remodeling Services in Northern Illinois

The exterior remodeling services from Apex Exteriors can right any wrongs with your property exterior, from general maintenance and repairs, to eco-friendly upgrades and transformational aesthetic changes. For the ultimate upgrade, why not consider roofing replacement in Chicagoland – an improvement that’ll help you to prevent many long-term problems.

 

  1. Clean Up

Once the most serious home exterior injuries have been addressed you can then start on spring cleaning. For parts of your home you can rent a water pressure cleaner or hire someone to come and pressure wash your home for you. Sweeping, raking, weeding, digging, scrubbing, wiping and de-mulch-ifying are all part of the cleaning process. Here are the main areas that need the biggest cleanups.

– Siding and Fixtures
– Gutters
– Deck and Patio
– Rooftop
– Doors and Windows
– Lawn
– Garden

 

Top Exterior Service: Gutter Repair & Replacement Services in Chicagoland

Cleaning up your home exterior will be much easier if your gutters are in excellent condition! Apex Exteriors can repair faulty gutters and upgrade old guttering to reduce your maintenance requirements. We can even install gutter rain barrels, so you have easy access to water outside!

 

  1. Touch Up

Now it’s time for a bit of touch up paint and decorating. Here are a few areas where a little facelift can go a long way.

– Siding
– Fence
– Deck
– Garden
– Porch

 

Top Exterior Service: Door Installation Services in the Chicago Area

If your door needs more than just a lick of paint to make it look new, then it could be time to consider a replacement. With the door replacement services at Apex Exteriors, you can transform your home with traditional wooden entry doors and beautiful patio doors!

 

  1. Build Up

There may be some summer building projects that you want to get a head start with. Once all of your other home repairs and touch ups have been addressed then you can feel free to create something brand spanking new for your home or yard. Here are a few ideas, but you can probably come up with more.

– Fence
– Deck
– Garden
– Treehouse

 

Top Exterior Service: Cultured Stone Installation Services in Chicagoland

If you really want to make an impact by changing something big about your home, why not consider cultured stone installation in Northern Illinois? At Apex Exteriors, you have a stunning range of stone types to choose from.

 

  1. Keep Up

At last all of the big cleaning and repairing projects are completed. Now is the time to bring out the grill and start enjoying your outdoor living areas again. Don’t forget to maintain these areas throughout the summer and autumn seasons so that you can keep on enjoying your property without anymore unwanted repairs and projects.

 

Top Home Exterior Service: Window Replacement Services in Northern Illinois

To relax in comfort after your spring cleaning and to get the best views of your hard work, it’s worthwhile taking a look at window installation in Chicagoland. New windows from Apex Exteriors will bring light and fresh air into your home, all while improving your home’s energy efficiency.


Spring cleaning is a big deal because it is the biggest revamp time of the year. Throughout all the other seasons you just need to keep up what you’ve already started. By starting your outdoor spring maintenance right now you can catch all minor issues before they become big disasters. Don’t wait ’til summer to enjoy the outside of your home but begin your spring cleaning and fixing as soon as you can. Happy spring-a-fying!

 

Getting in Touch with Apex Exteriors Couldn’t be Easier, Here’s Why and How…

Exterior maintenance, repairs, and upgrades can be quite the cumbersome undertaking, but with a professional service helping you every step of the way, the process couldn’t be any simpler. The Apex Exteriors team can take care of your exterior maintenance and repair requirements and assist you with all those upgrades that are best left to the professionals!

Apex Exteriors is based in South Elgin, IL, so if you live in the Chicagoland area, we’re the perfect local exterior renovation service to get into contact with. Reaching out to our friendly team will only take you a few minutes: you can give us a call on 847-531-8960 or fill in our simple online contact form and we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.

If you’re ready to give your home the ultimate makeover, then make sure that you give us a call today – we’re here to help you realize the potential of your property!

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