Home tips May 4, 2023

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Spring is a great time to do some home maintenance tasks to ensure your home is in top shape after the long winter. With a comprehensive spring home maintenance checklist, you can stay on top of all the tasks that need to be done. Here are some tasks to add to your checklist:

  1. Inspect the roof for any damage or missing shingles. Hire a professional if necessary.
  2. Clean out gutters and downspouts to ensure proper drainage.
  3. Check for leaks around windows and doors. Replace any damaged weatherstripping or caulking.
  4. Inspect the exterior of the home for any damage, including cracks in the foundation, siding, or chimney.
  5. Clean or replace air filters in your HVAC system.
  6. Check smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure they are functioning properly.
  7. Inspect the chimney and fireplace, and have them professionally cleaned if necessary.
  8. Service your lawn mower and other lawn equipment.
  9. Test and clean outdoor lighting fixtures.
  10. Clean and inspect decks, patios, and other outdoor living spaces.
  11. Inspect and clean the dryer vent to prevent fires.
  12. Check the water heater for leaks and ensure it is functioning properly.
  13. Clean and inspect ceiling fans.
  14. Clean the windows and screens.
  15. Clean and organize the garage or storage area.
  16. Inspect and clean the attic for any pests or insulation issues.
  17. Test and clean outdoor water sources and hoses.
  18. Clean and organize the pantry and kitchen cabinets.
  19. Check and replace batteries in any home security systems.