Have your home serviced monthly to keep it as nice as the day you moved in

Spring

  • Install fresh batteries in CO2 and smoke detectors
  • Inspect bathroom and kitchen caulk; recaulk as needed
  • vacuum refrigerator coils
  • Clean and seal exterior deck (if needed)
  • inspect exterior paint and touch up as needed
  • Remove storm windows and replace with screens
  • Clean windows, window tracks and make sure weep holes are not blocked (including sliding door tracks – lubricate openers and track rollers with silicone spray).
  • repair/replace damaged window screens
  • Clean gutters and down-pipes and make sure downspouts and splash pads drain away from walls and foundation.
  • Check and replace HVAC air filters
  • Clean dryer vent
  • Pick up or plant new indoor plants
  • Update landscaping
    • ¬† ¬†Mulching
    • New plants
  • Inspect and clean outdoor cooking equipment
  • Inspect outdoor furniture for damages and make repairs/clean
  • Clean ceiling fan blades
  • check exterior hand railings to ensure they are secure and no screws or bolts have loosened
  • Inspect all wood framing for signs of rats, bats, roaches, termites, squirrels, mice, and other pests. Contact a professional as needed to treat.
  • Check all garden hoses for leaks and repair as needed

Summer

  • Inspect and lubricate garage door roller shafts
  • Lubricate locks on doors and windows with silicone spray
  • “Check to ensure there are no insects or vermin getting into your home”
  • Check windows and doors on the exterior for possible air or water leaks – make sure the weep holes are clear at the bottom on the outside
  • Examine window and door seals and repair as necessary
  • Clear leaves, dirt and debris away from your house
  • Replace exterior lightbulbs or lighting as needed

Winter

  • Shut off water to outside hoses and cover spigots
  • Vacuum refrigerator coils
  • Check weather-stripping and caulking around windows and doors. Check for signs of leaks and repair or replace as needed
  • Repair or replace cracked or broken windows
  • Check sinks and toilets for leaks
  • Check hoses on wash machines for leaks

Summer

  • Check bath and kitchen exhaust fans and clean the screens; repair as needed
  • Check flashing around the chimney, plumbing vent, skylight, and other joints to ensure it is securely fastened; repair as needed
  • Clean window wells (semicircular barriers usually found surrounding basement windows) around the exterior of the house and check for proper drainage
  • Clean and store garden tools
  • Cover or remove any window air-conditioning units; seal openings
  • Drain all outdoor faucets and hoses. Store the hoses for winter
  • Install fresh batteries in CO2 and smoke detectors
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