It's Spring! Home Maintenance Checklist


Clean or replace furnace filter
Clean humidifier
Check sump pump and float for overall operation
Check dryer vent for any blockages
Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
Clean windows on interior of mold or mildew
Windex interior and exterior windows
Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupters
Check water heater for leaks

Remove burlap from outside plants
Clean window wells of debris
Check for loose or cracked shingles
Reconnect outside garden hose and check for leaks
Remove winter cover from air conditioning unit and inspect unit. Vacuum or brush out coils
Check/clean eavestroughs and downspouts for blockages
Check air intakes and exhaust are clear of debris, nests, etc.
Check caulking for cracking or detachment and signs of water penetraion
Replace weather stripping if damaged
Use a pressure washer to clean the home’s exterior. The recommended strength for either an electric- or a gas-powered pressure washer is 1200-3000psi; the higher the power, the higher the pressure.
Prune trees and hedges
Top-up gardens with fresh soil
Rake lawn of dead leaves and dead grass
Fertilize lawn and overseed
Clean outside coach lights


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Shelley Ann Sharpe

Shelley Ann Sharpe

Sales Representative
CENTURY 21 Miller Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage*
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