You can postpone checking the condition of the house for several reasons, ranging from feeling not need it, while there is no charge, until just lazy. Avoid the process of checking the condition of the house or not repair minor damage can make you lose a lot of money.
The first thing you should pay attention on a regular basis is the roof. If the roof or roof tiles show signs of damage, immediately make repairs. Heavy rain, storms, and high winds are not the only cause damage to the roof. Wild animals such as cats or rats can make your roof is damaged.
Leakage is one of the common problems encountered homeowners in Indonesia. Find the cause as early as possible. Homeowners could potentially spend millions, tens of millions of rupiah when the entire roof collapsed due to a leak that left too long.
Furthermore, do not underestimate the problems in the foundation of the house. Hairline cracks were visible, widening gap between the house and the foundation is a sign of damage to the house foundation. The floors were “drowned” in the ground floor also need to be aware of.
You also need to pay attention to the existing cracks in windows and doors. Usually, this kind of cracking can also occur due to problems in the foundation. Avoid building a pool or pools around the foundation. Damage caused by exposure to water can aggravate the concrete wall.
Do not also forget termites. Small animals can be very dangerous for your home. Moreover, not all property insurance claim for the damage termites receive.
Waterways, good clean water and sewer, also deserves your attention. Damage and leaks are allowed to drag not only annoying, but potentially cause mold.
In conclusion, the better you spend a little money to repair minor damage in the home, rather than waiting until severely damaged. Not only the loss of money, your family members can suffer greater losses, for example, illness or injury.