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Home Maintenance Checklist

Home Maintenance Checklist

Keep your home safe and healthy with our home maintenance checklist.

JANUARY

  • Check and replace furnace filters.
  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.

FEBRUARY

  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Clean grills of wall furnace.
  • Clean range hood grease filter.
  • Clean water inlet filers of your washing machine. Check for leaks of hoses. Replace, when needed.
  • Vacuum lint ducts and surrounding areas of your clothes dryer.

MARCH

  • Replace smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries.
  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Check for frayed cords and wires; repair or replace as needed.

APRIL

  • Check and replace furnace filters.
  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Clean grills of wall furnace.
  • Clean range hood grease filter.

MAY

  • Clean air conditioners or schedule annual inspection.
  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.

JUNE

  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Clean grills of wall furnace.
  • Clean range hood grease filter.
  • Inspect caulking around tubs, showers and sink. Replace, when needed.

JULY

  • Check and replace furnace filters.
  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.

AUGUST

  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Clean grills of wall furnace.
  • Clean range hood grease filter.
  • Clean water inlet filers of your washing machine. Check for leaks of hoses. Replace, when needed.
  • Vacuum lint ducts and surrounding areas of your clothes dryer.

SEPTEMBER

  • Replace smoke and carbon monoxide alarm batteries.
  • Schedule annual furnace cleaning inspection.
  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Check for frayed cords and wires; repair or replace as needed.

OCTOBER

  • Check and replace furnace filters.
  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Clean grills of wall furnace.
  • Clean range hood grease filter.

NOVEMBER

  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.

DECEMBER

  • Check your fire extinguishers to make sure they are fully charged. Replace when needed.
  • Clean grills of wall furnace.
  • Clean range hood grease filter.
  • Inspect caulking around tubs, showers and sink. Replace, when needed.

Inspect, Clean & Repair

Spring and Fall are great times to complete an exterior home check. Inspect your roof, siding, windows, and doors and repair where needed.

Spring

  • Inspect roofs surface, flashing, eaves and soffits.
  • Clean out gutters and downspouts. Inspect and repair weak areas; check for proper drainage.
  • Inspect and clean siding.
  • Inspect exterior caulking.
  • Fill cracks, caulk edges and repaint windowsills, doorsills and thresholds.
  • Clean window and door screens.

Fall

  • Inspect roofs surface, flashing, eaves and soffits.
  • Clean out gutters and downspouts. Inspect and repair weak areas; check for proper drainage.
  • Inspect and clean siding.
  • Inspect exterior caulking.
  • Inspect window and door weather stripping.
  • Clean your thermostat's heat sensor, contact points and contacts; check accuracy.
  • Turn off outdoor faucets and drain hoses.

Annually

  • Have a professional check your septic tank. Watch for back up through the year.
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