Experts suggest taking a few hours each week to tend to your home in order to keep it well maintained. Whether you are planning to live in your current home for the next 20 years, or are getting ready to put in on the market soon, homeowners should be actively taking care of their house to ensure proper livability to maintain the current value or raise the value for a future sale. A few things experts suggest doing during the spring season are: check your gutters for leaks to decrease the risk of water damage in your home,  fill in low areas in your yard to lower the chances of flooding which may lead to future foundation damage, check outdoor water faucets for freeze damage, and have a professional heating and cooling contractor service and clean your outdoor air unit in order to keep it working efficiently during the hot summer months. More here