Spring Into Home Maintenance

Tuesday Apr 25th, 2017


Spring has sprung! With the warmer weather finally upon us, now is the time to give your home a maintenance inspection to ensure everything is ready - and fresh! - for the coming months.











Indoor Maintenance:

  • Inspect and change out HVAC filters (monthly)
  • Inspect fire extinguisher for adequate pressure and wear
  • Test smoke detectors
  • Rotate/flip mattresses/cushions
  • Shake out throw carpets, curtains, and tapestries, and hang to air out
  • Clean dryer vent and lint hose
  • Dust refrigerator coils (unplug first)
  • Clean range hood filter
  • Dust all interior surfaces
  • Wash interior windows
  • Vacuum carpets and rugs
  • Wax wooden floors and furniture
  • Liven up walls with a fresh coat of paint
















Outdoor Maintenance:

  • Wash outside of windows
  • Repair/replace or install window screens
  • Clean out gutters and eavestroughs 
  • Inspect roof for damage/leaks
  • Pressure wash house and driveway
  • Have air conditioning serviced
  • Touch up peeling or damaged paint
  • Clear dead plants/shrubs from garden
  • Have trees trimmed near power lines 
  • Fertilize lawn with a kid and pet-friendly fertilizer product
  • Clean grill and patio furniture

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