Overland Park Home Maintenance

Have You Organized Your Garage for Spring?

If you’ve been working on cleaning and purging the rest of the house, have you organized your garage for spring and checked the condition of your outdoor tools? Your weekly schedule will be changing shortly with the addition of lawn maintenance and you need to be ready. With spring like weather this weekend, it will be a perfect opportunity to clean out the garage and check the condition of your yard tools. June 1st will be too late to take the mower in for service. Experts are saying you can mow one time short right now.

The first thing you should do is to take inventory of your tools. Which items are beyond repair? Which tools need attention? Just as with your closet, you should look at each tool and decide if you need to do anything. Do they need repair, service, or do you need to shop for new ones?

Power equipment:

  • Including lawnmowers, edgers and tillers
    • They should be tuned up every year
    • Blade sharpening should be done 3-4 times every season, depending on use
    • It’s helpful to have an extra blade to use while the other one is being sharpened
    • Proper maintenance will extend the life of all your machines

Other lawn tools:

  • This includes your sheers and pruners
    • Spray the joints with WD-40
    • Clean up with alcohol
    • Sharpen the blades with a file
    • Shovels and hoes
    • Remove any rust with WD-40
    • Soak in white vinegar overnight if WD-40 doesn’t remove the rust

If organizing your garage is not your thing to do, please call me at (913) 515-3250 or contact me here. I will be happy to refer you my #1 guy that will have your garage organized and looking amazing in no time.

Today’s New Listings – Homes for Sale in Overland Park

  1. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,329 sq ft
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Keller Williams Realty Partner
  2. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1 sq ft
    Year built: 1957
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Platinum Realty LLC
  3. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,952 sq ft
    Year built: 1962
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with John Moffitt & Associates
  4. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,034 sq ft
    Year built: 1993
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with RE/MAX State Line
  5. 4 beds, 3.1 baths
    Home size: 4,810 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,018 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with United Real Estate Kansas City
  6. 2 beds, 1.1 baths
    Home size: 1,512 sq ft
    Year built: 1965
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Keller Williams Legacy Partner
  7. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,134 sq ft
    Year built: 1963
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with BHG Kansas City Homes
  8. 3 beds, 1.1 baths
    Home size: 1,184 sq ft
    Year built: 1953
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with Realty Executives
  9. 5 beds, 5.1 baths
    Home size: 3,953 sq ft
    Year built: 0
    Days on market: 2
    Listed with Weichert Realtors Graham Welch
  10. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,437 sq ft
    Year built: 2013
    Days on market: 2
    Listed with ReeceNichols Olathe

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(all data current as of 11/16/2018)

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