Property Maintenance For Spring


Interior/Exterior Maintenance Checklist

Spring is an important time to inspect and maintain your property for optimal performance. Use the following list to help you inspect for the proper function and safety of your home.

Interior:

  • Inspect operation of windows and doors

  • Check below window & door that flashing intact

  • Look for signs of leaks at window and door sills

  • Repair broken, cracked glass

  • Check smoke and CO alarms

  • Inspect your fire extinguisher(s)

  • Clean dryer vents and screens

  • Check exhaust ducts are clear

  • Clean exhaust fan outlets and screens

  • Clean dehumidifier coils, check operation

  • Clean air conditioning coils, drain pans prepping system ready for summer; consider having it serviced.

  • Inspect, and possibly change out HVAC filters

  • Clean range hood filters

  • Check bath and kitchen fans operation

  • Look for peeling paint

Exterior:

  • Check the exterior drainage/downspouts and water flowing away from building.

  • Clean out gutters and ensure proper discharge.

  • Repair/replace damaged window screens.

  • Clear dead plants/shrubs from the house.

  • Check trees for interference with electric lines.

  • Inspect roofing for damage, leaks, etc.

  • Proper operation of garage door

  • Check for signs of water damage

  • Check for signs of rodents, bats, roaches, termites

  • Shingles in good condition

  • Check chimney, valley, plumbing, vents, and skylight flashing

  • Check attic for signs of roof leaks

  • Look for signs of leaks where deck attaches to house

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