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Tips for a Happy,
Healthy Home

Maintaining your new home plays an important role in retaining the value of your home. Every season brings with it changing requirements for the care of your home. Performing regular maintenance will help preserve your home’s value and will pay off if and when you decide to resell your home in the future. Below is a list of maintenance action items you be sure to complete throughout the year.

  • Dust heating vents
  • Replace furnace filters (bi-monthly during cold season)
  • Start Air Conditioner to keep parts from sticking
  • Clean sink traps
  • Caulk and seal joints in bathrooms to prevent leaks
  • Vacuum tracks and lubricate hinges on all doors and gates
  • Test GFI circuits (monthly)
  • Clean tracks and weep holes of windows and caulk
  • Place ice in garbage disposal to clean & sharpen (monthly)
  • Check rain gutters and drainage to ensure water flows freely
  • Pest control service
  • Clean and flush rain gutters
  • Have a professional inspect roof for damaged or loose tiles & repair any leaks
  • Have heating and cooling system serviced
  • Clean windows tracks and screens
  • Clean clothes dryer duct of lint
  • Clean sink traps
  • Test GFI circuiits (monthly)
  • Place ice in garbage disposal to clean & sharpen (monthly)
  • Vacuum smoke detectors, change batteries
  • Check sprinkles for proper coverage and that heads are not clogged
  • Pest control service
  • Seal ceramic tile grout
  • Vacuum tracks and lubricate hinges on all doors and gates
  • Check sprinkler and drainage systems to ensure proper function
  • Test GFI circuits (monthly)
  • Place ice ini garbage disposal to clean & sharpen (monthly)
  • Clean sink traps
  • Replace furnace filters
  • Check for nail pops and repair
  • Lubricate garage door
  • Clean tracks and weep holes of windows and caulk and spray with Silicone lubricant
  • Drain Water Heater partially to remove sediment
  • Wash your homes exterior
  • Check for touch up areas that need painting
  • Pest control service
  • Replace worn weather stripping around doors and windows
  • Vaccum tracks and lubricate hinges on all doors and gates
  • Test GFI circuits (monthly)
  • Replace furnace filters (monthly during cold season)
  • Chimney cleaning
  • Place ice in garbage disposal to clean & sharpen (monthly)
  • Clean sink traps
  • Check that drains and drainage swells are working properly
  • Trim trees away from your home
  • Fertilize your lawn
  • Pest control service (monthly)