Add these home maintenance chores to your spring to-do list

by | Apr 6, 2020 | Blog, Home & Lifestyle

If you’re like many homeowners, spring cleaning is well underway. But the warm weather and greening landscape mean it’s time for home maintenance as well.

Here is a checklist of seasonal chores from Better Homes & Gardens:

  • Replace batteries in smoke and carbon dioxide detectors.
  • Drain or flush water heater.
  • Vacuum lint from dryer vent.
  • Repair or replace caulking and weather stripping around windows and doors.
  • Inspect caulking in sinks, showers and baths.
  • Clean window and door screens.
  • Inspect roof for missing, loose, or damaged shingles and leaks.
  • Inspect chimney for any damage.
  • Power-wash windows and siding.
  • Remove debris from gutters and downspouts.
  • Remove insulation from outdoor faucets.
  • Check sprinkler heads.
  • Hire a professional to service your air-conditioning system.
  • Change air-conditioner filter.
  • Fertilize the lawn.

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