Home Maintenance Made Easy
A home is the largest investment that most people will make in their lives. Use this helpful checklist to make sure that it stays in tip-top shape by staying on top of its maintenance.
Home Maintenance Checklist
___ Clear gutters of debris
___ Inspect your roof and chimney
___ Wash your windows, and check the window screens
___ Thoroughly clean your home, and clear any clutter
___ Paint your home’s exterior
___ Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
___ Change the batteries in them, if necessary
___ Install window air conditioners
___ Clean the fil ters in your home’s HVAC system
___ Drain/flush your water heater
___ Open crawl space vents
___ Look for insect problems, especially termite damage
___ Clear gutters of debris before the weather changes
___ Inspect your roof
___ Have your chimney cleaned and inspected, if you didn’t do it in the spring.
___ Check for leaks and drafts, and repair them
___ Get your furnace inspected and repaired
___ Install storm windows
___ Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, change the batteries in them, if necessary.
___ Cover your central air conditioning unit, or remove your window air conditioners
___ Change/clean furnace filters
___ Clean your kitchen appliances
___ Clean your drains
___ Close crawl space vents
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