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Home Maintenance Schedule
How To Complete This Form:
The following chart lists checks that should be performed on a regular basis to keep your
home in good repair and safe condition. The columns to the left indicate when and how
often these tasks should be performed. Beside the ‘x’ in the appropriate box, indicate the
date each task was last performed. Keeping this schedule current and routinely
completing these tasks could save you time and money in the future, and prevent loss and
damage to your home.
Home Maintenance Schedule
How To Complete This Form:
The following chart lists checks that should be performed on a regular basis to keep your
home in good repair and safe condition. The columns to the left indicate when and how
often these tasks should be performed. Beside the ‘x’ in the appropriate box, indicate the
date each task was last performed. Keeping this schedule current and routinely
completing these tasks could save you time and money in the future, and prevent loss and
damage to your home.
Item to be Checked
Quarterly
Spring
Fall
Annually
Exterior
Roof
Check for leaks
Check for damaged, loose or missing shingles
X
X
Check vents, louvers and chimneys for birds nests, squirrels,
X
X
insects
Check flashing around roofs stacks, vents, skylights, chimneys
X
X
for leaks
Check chimneys for deteriorating bricks and mortar
X
X
Trim tree limbs away from roof
X
Gutters and Downspouts
Check for leaking, misaligned or damaged gutters and
X
X
downspouts
Remove debris from gutters and downspouts
X
Exterior Walls
Check brick walls for deteriorating bricks and mortar
X
X
Check siding for damage, warping, or rot
X
Check painted surfaces for flaking or damage
X
X
Trim shrubbery around walls
X
Doors and Windows
Check caulking and weather stripping around doors and
X
windows
Check glazing putty around window panes
X
Check window and door screens; patch or replace as needed.
X
Lawn and Garden
Remove tree limbs, branches, or debris that can attract insects
X
X
Maintain grading sloped away from foundation walls
X
Driveways, Walkways, Patios
Check for cracks or deterioration. Reseal or repair if necessary.
X
X
Clean and store patio furniture
X
Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide Detector
Check Operation
X
X
Change Batteries
X
Item to be Checked
Quarterly
Spring
Fall
Annually
Heating and Cooling
Remove debris from around units. Clean with garden hose.
X
X
Remove window air conditioner or protect with weatherproof
X
cover
Replace or clean air conditioner and furnace filters
X
Service heating system and heat pump
X
Clean and service humidifier
X
Check for signs of leakage from water heater. Drain to remove
X
any sediment
Faucets
Check interior and exterior faucets for leaks; replace washers if
X
necessary
Drain outside faucets
X
Attic
Check for leaks
X
Check insulation. Replace or add as necessary
X
Check for signs of birds, squirrels, racoons, etc. Remove.
X
Check for proper ventilation
X
Basement
Check for dampness and leakage after wet weather
X
Check for insects
X
X
Baths
Check for evidence of leaks around toilet, under sinks.
X
Check grout on ceramic tile
X
Kitchen
Check for leaks under sink, around dishwasher
X
Clean refrigerator coils at the rear of the unit
X
X
Electrical
Check all wiring and plugs for wear or damage. Replace if
X
required.
Safety Tips
Know location of main water shut off valve
Know location of main electrical disconnect or breaker
Know location of main emergency shut off switch for heating system
Mark and label each circuit in the electrical panel box
Call licensed electrician if fuse blows frequently or circuit breaker trips frequently
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