SPRING

Home Maintenance Checklist

Outside

Check all weather stripping & caulking around windows & doors.

Check outside house for cracked or peeled paint; caulk & repaint as necessary.

Remove, clean, & store storm windows (if removable type).

Check all door & window screens; patch/replace as needed; put screens up.

Inside

Replace filters on air conditioners.

Check & clean dryer vent, stove hood, & room fans; change or clean filters on furnace.

Check seals on refrigerator & freezer; clean refrigerator coils; clean burner surfaces; adjust burners.

Clean fireplace; leave damper open for improved ventilation if home is not air conditioned.

Check basement walls & floors for dampness; if too moist, remedy as appropriate.

Clean dehumidifier according to manufacturer’s instructions.

Check for leaky faucets; replace washers as necessary.

Check attic for proper ventilation; open vents.

Clean drapes & blinds; repair as needed.