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Home Maintenance Checklist: What’s on it?

Home Maintenance checklist

 

Whether it’s cleaning, painting, or personalizing your home, there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Frequently, maintenance is not made a priority.

Every month or so, a lot of home upkeep and repairs are required.

Here is a thorough home maintenance checklist to assist you in keeping track of those annoying but necessary tasks and creating a manageable home maintenance schedule for the summer.

 

Repairs and Inspections:

  • Inspect all the household drains that require cleaning.
  • Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, test fire extinguishers, and replace batteries as necessary.
  • Check for obstructions and debris in indoor and outdoor air vents.
  • Examine the caulking and weatherstripping around windows and doors, and make any necessary repairs.
  • Check the roof tiles and make any necessary repairs.
  • Check the air conditioner.
  • If required, have your tank checked and pumped.
  • Check for leaks in the kitchen and bathrooms (repair leaky faucets, shower heads, and toilets as needed).
  • Check the condition of the bathroom tiles.
  • Inspect the stair railings on the inside and outside.
  • Check the light switches.
  • Before you need to regularly turn on the heat, arrange for a professional to inspect your central heating and air conditioning in the late summer or early fall.
  • To inspect for hazards and clean the chimney flues, arrange for a professional chimney inspection.

 

Inside Your Home:

  • Clean the vacuum registers, faucet vents, and aerators in the shower.
  • Clean the freezer or refrigerator.
  • Ensure the waste disposal is clean.
  • Keep your dishwasher clean.
  • Clean the filter of your extractor.
  • Clean doors, windows, and screens.
  • Polish your wooden furniture.
  • Dust off your ceiling fans and light fixtures.
  • Clear the filters in your air conditioner.
  • Clean the washing hoses and dryer vent.
  • Clean the drip pans and the condenser coils of the refrigerator.
  • Clean the rugs.

 

Outside of Your Home:

  • Fertilize your yard.
  • Prune bushes and trees.
  • Maintain your lawn well cared for.
  • Fix the driveway and walkway’s holes and cracks.
  • Examine the outdoor amusements.
  • Check the fencing.
  • Check the exterior of your home for rotten or loose siding.
  • Any cracked, chipped, or fading exterior paint should be repaired and repainted.
  • Build a deck.
  • Give the home a good wash.

 

 

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