Elya Construction, LLC

Northerm Michigan Home Improvement Contractor

Building Tips

Your Home is probably your most valuable asset ... protect it with regular maintenance. 


Seasonal Maintenance Tips

  • Spring


  1. Check basement or crawl space for water intrusion ...correct by repairing holes or cracks in foundation walls or correcting exterior drainage issues 
  2. Walk around house to note exterior items needing repair. 
  3. Clean Gutters and repair if necessary.
  4. Check Roof and repair or replace.
  5. Clean windows and check for damage.   


  • Summer


  1. Repair roof and siding issues noted in Spring walkaround.
  2. Paint or Stain areas needing attention.


  • Fall


    1. Clean gutters and repair if necessary.
    2. Change furnace filters and service Heating units for upcoming heating season.
    3. Now is a good time to add insulation to reduce heating bills.
    4. Trim trees and shrubs.
    5. Check for plumbing leaks ... put paper towel under pipes in cabinet...even a small leak will show.


  • Winter


  1. Be aware of excess snow buildup on roof ... if necessary remove.
  2. Change or clean furnace filter every 2 months for utmost efficiency.



    This list is far from exhaustive. Call us today to set up a time to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Elya Construction, LLC
8030 Devils Elbow Drive - Brutus, MI  49716
(231) 529-7002 (Office)     (231) 838-1923(Cell)     (231) 529-7003(Fax)
License # 2102166203

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