Seasonal Maintenance Tips

A handy list of preventive maintenance tasks you should perform this season:

Spring Checklist

Adjust Sprinkler System Settings for Season

Change Furnace Filter (Monthly)

Check Drainage Swales for Proper Rain Water Flow

Check for Evidence of Termites

Check Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Clean Aerators on Faucets and Shower Heads

Clean Fins on Outside A/C Condensing Unit

Inspect Air-Conditioning Unit for Proper Operation

Inspect Backsplash Caulking and Re-Caulk as Needed

Inspect Exterior Paint, Stain or Siding, Putty & Caulking

Inspect Shower and Tub Caulking and Re-caulk as Needed

Inspect the Roof and Roof Vents

Re-Seal Wood Fences

Test Alarm System

Test GFCI receptacles

Turn off Humidifier for Cooling Season

Fall Checklist:

Adjust Sprinkler System Settings for Season

Change Furnace Filter (Monthly)

Check Drainage Swales for Proper Rain Water Flow

Check Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Clean Aerators on Faucets and Shower Heads

Clean Fireplace and Chimney

Clean Gutters and Downspouts

Drain Outside Faucets and Remove All Hoses

Inspect Backsplash Caulking and Re-Caulk as Needed

Inspect Furnace for Proper Operation

Inspect Shower and Tub Caulking and Re-caulk as Needed

Inspect the Roof and Roof Vents

Inspect Weather-stripping on All Doors

Inspect Dryer Vent for Lint and Debris

Monitor Secondary A/C Drain

Rake and Compost Leaves

Test Alarm System

Test GFCI receptacles

Water Foundation to Maintain Constant Moisture in Dry Season

Summer Checklist:

Adjust Sprinkler System Settings for Season

Change Furnace Filter (Monthly)

Check Drainage Swales for Proper Rain Water Flow

Check Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Deep Water Shrubs and Trees

Have Carpet Cleaned

Inspect Backsplash Caulking and Re-Caulk as Needed

Inspect Shower and Tub Caulking and Re-caulk as Needed

Lubricate Door Hinges with Silicone Spray

Lubricate Rollers & Guides on Garage Door & Opener

Monitor Secondary A/C Drain

Seed and Feed Lawn

Test Alarm System

Test GFCI receptacles

Use Wood Conditioner on All Wood Cabinets

Water Foundation to Maintain Constant Moisture in Dry Seasons

Winter Checklist:

Adjust Sprinkler System Settings for Season

Apply Pest Control (ANNUALLY)

Change Furnace Filter (Monthly)

Check Drainage Swales for Proper Rain Water Flow

Check Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Drain Outside Faucets and Remove All Hoses

Have Carpet Cleaned

Inspect Backsplash Caulking and Re-Caulk as Needed

Inspect Ceramic Tile Countertops and Re-Seal as Needed

Inspect Shower and Tub Caulking and Re-caulk as Needed

Re-Caulk Control Joints in Driveway

Seed and Feed Lawn

Test Alarm System

Test GFCI receptacles

Use Wood Conditioner on All Wood Cabinets