VIDEO: What you need to know about maintaining your home

David Steckel, home expert with Thumbtack, offers tips for maintaining your home.

The last two years have seen a record-high surge in people seeking their first homes, with first-time homeowners making up more than a third (34%) of all homebuyers in the last year. However, house hunting, down payments, and closing costs are just the beginning of the journey.

David Steckel, home care expert at Thumbtack, joined KPRC 2′s Lisa Hernandez and Owen Conflenti on KPRC 2+ Wednesday morning to share home maintenance tips.