Home Maintenance

Your FREE Home Maintenance Checklist


  • Replace furnace fliters to run your furnace more efficiently and improve your air quality
  • Check fire extinguishers
  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Clean range hood filter
  • Check water softener and replenish with salt if necessary
  • Check indoor and outdoor air vents for any blockages


  • In the warmer months, disconnect and spray down your air conditioning unit with water to clear from loose debris
  • Have a professional check your septic tank. Watch for backup throughout the year


Spring and Fall are great time to complete an exterior home check. Inspect your roof, siding, windows and doors. Be sure to repair as needed!

Seasonal Home Maintenance


  • Inspect roofs’ surface, flashing, eaves, and soffits
  • Clean out gutters and downspouts. Inspect and repair.
  • Inspect and clean siding
  • Fill cracks, caulk edged and repaint windowsills, door-sills and thresholds
  • Change air conditioning filter
  • Remove insulation from outdoor faucets
  • Fertilize your lawn


  • Oil door hinges, garage door, garage door opener & chain
  • Remove lint from inside and outside washer hoses and dryer vents
  • Clean kitchen exhaust fan filter
  • Clean refrigerator and freezer coils
  • Seal tile grout
  • Prune trees and shrubs


  • Inspect roofs’ surface, flashing, eaves, and soffits
  • Clean out gutters and downspouts. Inspect and repair.
  • Inspect and clean siding
  • Seal cracks and gaps in windows and doors with caulk or weather stripping
  • Inspect window and door weather stripping
  • Clean your thermostat’s heat sensor, contact points (check accuracy)
  • Turn off outdoor faucets and drain hoses. Wrap insulation around outdoor faucets and pipes in unheated garages.
  • Rake leaves and aerate lawn


  • Cover air-conditioning unit
  • Check basement for leaks during thaws
  • Inspect roof, gutters, and downspouts for damage after storms