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Your Seasonal Home Maintenance Checklist

Updated: Dec 17, 2021


Spring

  • Test carbon monoxide/smoke detectors and replace any batteries

  • Do a once over on the exterior to check for any foliage that could interfere with power lines to your home

  • Have A/C Inspected

  • Check your gutters

  • Have chimney cleaned







Summer

  • Inspect roof for any leaks or faults

  • Ensure your dryer lint is cleaned out and is venting outside with no clogs

  • Change direction of your ceiling fans (counter clockwise)

  • Power wash your driveway and walkways

  • Hire a company to do a professional house and roof wash to remove and prevent mold

  • Plant and clean up your yard












Fall


  • Clean gutters again (maybe have some gutter guards installed)

  • Have your furnace serviced

  • Seal up any air leaks (door weather stripping, windows)

  • Winterize outdoor water spigots, irrigation systems or anything that may freeze during the colder weather

  • Fertilize your lawn, the grass roots are still active even when the grass is not currently growing.









Winter


  • Check your fireplace and chimney

  • Make sure all pipes are insulated so they don't freeze

  • Add some rugs or carpets on any bare tile, wood or laminate flooring

  • Change direction of your ceiling fans (clockwise to push the hot air back down)

  • Invest in a smart thermostat to control your heat when your not home or already comfy in bed

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