Monthly and Seasonal Home Maintenance



    • Clean range hood filters
    • Clean the garbage disposal Pro Tip:: freeze vinegar in ice cube trays and then run through disposal
    • Change A/C filter
    • Test fire extinguisher- replace when needed
    • Test smoke detector- press test button- replace batteries as needed
    • Check humidifier and electronic air filters
    • Check water filters



    • Check exterior drainage
    • A/C unit check-up
    • Check/Clean gutters
    • Inspect roof
    • Clean dead plants and shrubs from house
    • Inspect exterior



    • Clean window wells of debris
    • Check grout in bathroom, kitchen, etc. Repair as needed
    • Clean garage
    • Check and clean dryer vent and any other exhausts to the exterior of the house.



    • Winterize A/C
    • Tune up heating system
    • Flush hot water heater and remove sediment
    • Buy winter gear
    • Turn off and flush outdoor water faucets
    • Test sump pump (if you have one)
    • Check driveway for cracks



    • Test electricity to the best of your ability (without getting shocked!)
    • Check locks and deadbolts on doors and windows
    • Check caulking around showers and bathtubs
    • Tighten any loose screws, bolts, handles, etc.
    • Check for ice dams and icicles
    • Remove shower heads¬†and clean out any sediment


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