Adams Homes – Top 7 Home Warranty Tips

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Warranty Tip # 1: If you want to protect your ceramic tile grout against discoloration from spills and stains, it’s a great idea to apply grout sealer to your ceramic tile.

Warranty Tip # 2: An important step once you have moved into your NEW Adams Home is to locate the main circuit breaker in the electric panel box. Helpful Tip: Take this step the extra mile and show family members how to turn OFF the main circuit breaker in case of an emergency.

Warranty Tip # 3: It’s always a great idea to purchase a general purpose fire extinguisher for each floor in your home. Helpful Tip: Purchasing a small kitchen extinguisher in case of a grease fire is a great way to take this Warranty Tip a step further.

Warranty Tip # 4: When it comes to your flooring and protecting it from being damaged by furniture a good idea to consider is to purchase and attach furniture protectors underneath your furniture legs. It’s a great way to keep your floors looking like new.

Warranty Tip # 5: It is important to locate the main water line shut-off valve and don’t forget to locate the shut-off valves on all your individual plumbing fixtures as well. Helpful Tip: A great way to stay one step ahead of the game is to show all your family members how to close off the shut-off valves to all your plumbing fixtures and main water line. You never know when you’re going to have a plumbing emergency. It’s a good idea to always be prepared for whatever situation may occur.

Warranty Tip # 6: This tip is for family homes that currently have natural gas. Always be prepared and know where the gas shut-off valve is by the gas meter. Helpful Tip: This is another action you need to show all your family members how to close the gas shut-off valve. It never hurts to be prepared.

Warranty Tip # 7: A great thing to remember once you’re an Adams Home owner is to check your air filters and to clean or replace them as necessary. It’s one of those tasks you seem to always forget about once you’re a homeowner, but it’s important to remember. Helpful Tip: Write the date you change the air filter on the new air filter you are about to put in because we all know how easy it is to forget when we changed it last and it’s a great way to keep track of your progress.

Warranty Repair Kit (It’s always good to have one on hand)

  1. Adjustable Wrench
  2. Phillips head screwdriver
  3. Flat-blade screwdriver
  4. Assorted nails, screws, nuts, bolts and sandpaper
  5. Shovel
  6. Work Gloves
  7. Flashlight/Batteries
  8. Tape measure
  9. Electrical Extension Cord
  10. Toilet plunger
  11. Caulk gun & Caulk
  12. Utility Knife
  13. Claw-hammer
  14. Pliers

If you really want to go the extra mile here are some other great things to have on hand in case of emergency or repair:

  1. Electric drill & Drill bits
  2. 6’ Step Ladder
  3. Extension Ladder
  4. Shop-grade vacuum cleaner

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About Adams Homes:

Founded in 1991, Adams Homes is known as the premier home builder and is one of the largest privately-held home building companies in the southeast.  Adams Homes has built more than 40,000 new homes since 1991 and builds in seven states including new homes for sale in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee with corporate headquarters in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

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