Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

With the previous rainy weather we had here in Marietta, you may have noticed your gutters overflowing. Clogged gutters can wreak havoc on your home. Whether it’s leaves, pine needles or even birds nesting in your gutters, you want the water to flow freely to the downspouts and away from your house.

It’s Gutter Cleaning Time

When the weather permits, get out there to inspect and clean your gutters. Make sure that any chronic issues are addressed before they become a problem. Call the professionals at SWAT Services if you’re not comfortable getting up on the roof.

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Cold Weather Home Tips by SWAT

Follow these cold weather home tips by SWAT.It’s no secret that the cold weather has been persistent this winter. And it’s no secret that the cold weather is not so kind to our homes. While you may be generally aware of the problems associated with cold weather and plumbing, here are a few refresher “cold weather tips” to mitigate any potential problems that could affect your home.

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Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

3 Action Items for the Coming Fall Season The recent cooler weather has certainly been a delight. And that’s a clue that the start of fall will soon arrive. So here’s your fall home maintenance checklist to get your home in order for the coming season. Getting your home ready now will keep the critters … Read more

SWAT Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring is Almost Here . . . Spring? Yes, it’s been cold and wet, but Spring is not that far away? So here’s a Spring home maintenance checklist to get your home in order for the upcoming eason. From cleaning out your gutters to inspecting your smoke detectors, use this checklist to help prepare your … Read more

When to Call a Professional Plumber

From time to time, maintenance issues arise in the home, especially when it involves plumbing. For most of these plumbing issues, a simple solution is evident and can be completed by the homeowner with minimal or moderate effort. But, do you know when to call a professional plumber versus trying to do it yourself? SWAT … Read more

Paint to Protect Your Home

Paint to protect your home in Marietta GA. Call SWAT.Most people would say that the purpose of house painting is decorative – you paint the house in order to make it look better. And it feels good to have a freshly painted house.

But more importantly, painting can actually help prevent problems from occurring in and around your home. Properly applying and scheduling house painting can keep you home in tip-top shape and will keep your total home repair costs much lower over time. Painting works to protect your home from damage by severe or ongoing weather, wind, sunshine, water, rust, corrosion, termites and other insects and/or mold.

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Summer Gutter Cleaning and Repairs

In a previous post we discussed the importance of preventing birds from nesting in your gutters. Now, we’ll go in to further detail about why you should be mindful of gutter cleaning and repairs this summer, as well as some tips on how to do that.

In the Summer? Really?

Like most of us, summer is the time when our gutters go on vacation. In the hot summer months you might think that you don’t need to do much with your gutters. However, summer is the ideal time to take a look at your gutters and make sure that any chronic issues are addressed before the rains and leaves of the fall factor back in to play. Here’s what you should keep an eye out for this summer.

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Spring Home Maintenance Tips for Pest Control

Spring is Here!

In a previous article we discussed home maintenance tasks to tackle in the spring. This month, we look at other seasonal steps required to keep your home free from bugs and pests. A little bit of preventive work now will help to minimize and prevent infestations of termites, ants, mites, beetles, spiders, bees and wasps as the spring season matures.

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