Home Care Tips

How much should I water my landscaping?

It is extremely important that new plants and trees be watered once a day for the first month, for one to three minutes on shrubs, and 15 to 20 minutes for trees.

Who do I contact for a warranty problem that needs to be fixed?

Call Budron Homes to resolve problems which may arise during your 1-year warranty period.

How long will my initial roof last?

The roof of your home is constructed with a two-ply roof system, which consists of felt paper and plywood. Tile or shingles are installed following manufacture guidelines and product specifications. A typical shingle roof should last 15 to 20 years whereas a tile covered roof can last up to 30 years.

How long is my home warranted against termites?

Budron Homes warrants your home against termite intrusion for the first year. After the first year, it is your responsibility to maintain a termite prevention services contract.

I have a leak under my kitchen sink.

Please do not use the sink if at all possible. Once notified, we will get the plumber over to your house immediately. We may also send a Budron Homes staff to your home right away to assist.

I do not appear to have any hot water from my water heater.

Did you remember to transfer the electric service over from Budron Homes to your name? If so, we will send over a plumber to check the water heater thermostats and see if they are set correctly.

What do I do if none of the outlets in our bathrooms and kitchen seem to be working?

Have you yet checked the Ground Fault Interrupter (GFCI)? Whenever moisture gets into outlets from rain, etc., these outlets they are designed to shut off automatically. Your Maintenance Booklet can instruct you on how to easily reset them manually.

My garbage disposal is not working, making a buzzing sound. What should I do?

You should first check the red “Reset” button by pressing it in. If that doesn’t work, you call us back to send a plumber.

How can I stop my garage door from making a “banging” noise when opening and closing?

​You might want to first try using a bit of WD-40 on all of the hinges. If you’d like, we can send over a Budron Homes staff to do this for you.