Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist

Ultimate Checklist - 2
  • Change your HVAC Filter
  • Check your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Complete a few minor repairs a month to keep them from building up
  • Check your water softener and add salt if needed
  • Remove mineral deposits from aerators and showerheads
  • Check bathtub and sink drains for debris and clean
  • Vacuum heat registers and vents
  • Clean, nourish, and wax your wood floors
  • Blow out your dryer vents
Ultimate Checklist - 3
  • Re-seal any decking and fencing
  • Inspect your sprinkler heads
  • Inspect and replace window screens
  • Get A/C inspection scheduled
  • Vacuum refrigerator coils
  • Clean ceiling fan blades
  • Pump septic tank
  • Check driveway condition and plan for repairs
  • Hire your summer/fall lawn service company
  • Get your mower blades sharpened
  • Check exterior paint for needed touch ups
  • Wash your windows
  • Trim trees and bushes
  • Clean your fireplace
  • Switch ceiling fan blades to clockwise and clean
Ultimate Checklist - 4
  • Get our patio furniture and make sure it is repaired and ready
  • Clean bathroom vents
  • Check the foundation for cracks and moisture, and have it inspected
  • Wash all the recycling and trash cans
  • Fertilize the lawn
  • Service your furnace
  • Clean your stove’s hood vent and clean the oven
Ultimate Checklist - 5
  • Clean fall leaves
  • Clean gutters and the downspouts
  • Secure a contract for snow removal
  • Check your exterior weather stripping
  • Switch ceiling fans to counterclockwise and clean the blades
  • Schedule your roof inspection
  • Inspect tile grout and caulk and replace and reseal
  • Shut off exterior spigots
  • Winterize outdoor furniture, equipment, and sprinkler system
  • Have your chimney inspected
Ultimate Checklist - 6
  • Insulate your hot water tank and have it inspected
  • Make sure your pipes that are by exterior walls have extra insulation
  • Check your insulation for damage and add insulation if needed
  • Inspect fire extinguishers
  • Clean bathroom vent
  • Clean your cabinets and add a light coat of wax or lemon oil
  • Schedule hot water heater inspection