HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

HERE ARE SOME COMMON SENSE TASKS THAT SHOULD BE CONSIDERED OR UNDERTAKEN AT THE START OF EACH SEASON.

HOME MAINTENANCE CHECKLIST

SPRING

Clean gutters in preparation for spring rains.

Fertilize lawn and put down pre-emergent weed preventers

Install window screens that have been stored.

Prep mowers and trimmers (sharpen blades, replace spark plugs, etc.)

Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

Schedule AC maintenance.

Replace all filters.

SUMMER

Replace batteries in smoke and carbon dioxide detectors.

Clean lint out of dryer vents.

Adjust ceiling fans to spin CCW.

Check attic ventilation.

Hint. If you live in FL consider leaving the garage door up

a few inches to allow ventilation thru attic stairwell opening.

FALL

Store window screens.

Clean gutters.

Late fall turn off sprinkler system and drain lines.

Disconnect all hoses from hose bibs and drain hoses.

Drain fuel from mowers and trimmers or add stabilizer and store.

Check smoke and carbon dioxide detectors.

Schedule maintenance for heat pump or furnace.

WINTER

Adjust ceiling fans to spin CW.

Clean refrigerator and freezer and vacuum their coils,

Check seals on windows and doors.

Organize all storage areas.

Check attic ventilation.

Replace all filters.