Spring is here! That means longer days and warmer weather. It’s the perfect time to roll up your sleeves and inspect your property for damage caused by the winter weather. These spring home maintenance tasks will show you how.
Top 10 ChecklistKeep your home in prime condition with this important spring home maintenance checklist:
- Check your roof and chimney for damaged shingles and leaks after severe weather events. Repair or replace as needed.
- Inspect the screens on your window and doors to keep insects out. Repair or replace as needed.
- Reseal outdoor woodwork (e.g., deck, fence) to prevent wood from graying or splitting.
- Replace the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. While you’re at it, check the expiration dates on your fire extinguishers.
- Check for cracks and water pools in your driveway and walkways. Repair as needed.
- Inspect your sprinkler heads and test the irrigation system.
- Service your air conditioning system before summer.
- Maintain and fertilize your lawn after your regular spring cleaning.
- Spray for mosquitoes and other pests.
- Clean your home’s exterior, including windows and siding.
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