Wow! I never realized how expensive owning a home is. You have to pay the mortgage, insurance, utilities and then maintenance. Then they awesome things come up that you didn’t anticipate called ” home repairs”. I decided I would give you some tips to make those “home repairs” less frightening by offering tips on how to save on home repairs.
The first thing you need to do is determine the condition of your house. We are sharing a printable created by Genius Interior Designs to do just that. It is really important to determine your true needs prior to starting or calling someone for a repair. It is also important to assess your homes current condition. This will enable you to make decisions and budget based on what your current needs are and what your future needs will be. We all know nothing last forever so evaluating your home will help you to save on home repairs. This list should be used as if you were looking at your house with a new set of eyes it should guide you to see things that you wouldn’t normally see because you live in your house and we often fail to notice areas of concern since we are used to just living with them.
Print your own Save on Home Repair Check list #1 <——
Print this Save on Home Repair Check List #2 <——-
How repairs will add up so having a fund set aside to handle these repairs is instrumental to your financial success. We suggest saving $5 dollars a day by not spending it in our $5 savings plan. In the meantime look at what you have in your home. Then decide what you can do to prevent further disrepair and make those changes. Then you should determine what you need to do next consulting the home repair checklist. If you want to save on home repairs you need to have a plan.
Save on Home Repairs