Spring Home Maintenance Checklist
Spring Home Maintenance
As a homeowner it is important to do seasonal upkeep on your home, keeping up on these seasonal tasks will help prevent bigger problems in the future.
Clean and remove debris from the gutters
Walk around and do a full inspection of the home’s exterior, such as roofs and siding and fix any damage you may see such as paint or loose shingles.
Prune trees and bushes for curb appeal and to promote healthy growth
Discard any plants or shrubs that may not have survived the winter season
Examine doors and windows and caulk around any that have spaces, also check screens on windows for any damage or holes
Check decking for loose or warped boards and loose screws, repaint or stain if needed
Look over patio for cracked cement, pavement, or pavers, seal and repair if needed
Test all gas and battery-operated lawn equipment
Fix any cracks or potholes in the driveway
Prime the sprinkler system and make sure sprinkler heads are not blocked or broken
Inspect for pest damage and treat accordingly
Clean and change bulbs in outdoor lighting
Clean and dust everything
Test smoke detectors and replace if more than 10 years old or replace batteries
Clean underneath and inside all major appliances and check hoses and cords for damage
Service air-conditioning and furnace systems and replace air filters
Clean windows, tracks, and screens
Check the basement for cracks and leaks
Inspect weather stripping on doors and replace if needed
Deep clean carpets and floors
Here is a list of a few local recommended professionals that can assist you with your home maintenance needs.