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Recommended Seasonal Maintenance Schedule
These simple "Maintenance Practices" can help keep your home in good functional condition & prevent costly repairs in the long run.

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Change Batteries in Smoke Detector(s) X X    
Have Chimney Checked & Cleaned   X    
Review Location of Main Electrical Disconnect       X
Insure Glass Fireplace Doors Are In Place & In Good Working Order   X    
Review Attic to Insure Proper Insulation Levels     X  
Make Sure Attic Vents Are Open & Clear     X  
Feel Around Windows for Drafts. *Incense sticks can help with this task     X  
Review Breakers & Which Switches & Outlets They Operate     X  
Check Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) Outlets by Tripping Test Buttons. *GFCI outlets should be in Kitchens, Bathrooms, Garage & Outside X X    
Inspect Each Lamp, Appliance, & Extension Cord & Plug.  *Replace if Frayed or Broken     X  
Review Location of Main Water Shutoff     X  
Review Location of Main Hot Water Shutoff     X  
Review Location of Gas Shutoff     X  
Check Water Lines Under All Sinks, Toilets, Washing Machines, & At the Hot Water Heater for Leaks. *It is recommended that ALL non-solid plumbing, including washing machine hoses be Stainless Steel Braided hose, available at home centers.       X
Change or Clean Furnace Filter (Monthly)       X
Turn Off Humidifier X      
Turn On Humidifier   X    
Have Heating & Air Systems Inspected       X
Lightly "Blow Off" Thermostat X X    
Update Caulking Around Tub & Shower Units     X  
Repair/Replace Loose or Damaged Ceramic Tile       X
Tighten/Repair Cabinet Door Hardware & Hinges       X
Check Refrigerator Gaskets     X  
Clean Refrigerator Coil & Drip Pan     X  
Review Fire Escape Plan with Your Family X X    
Test Smoke Detectors X X    
Review Exterior of Home & Make Note of Any Damages or Needed Repairs       X
Clean Grill & Fins on Air Conditioner X      
Review Insurance Policies to Insure Adequate Coverage     X  
Vacuum Air Vents & Return Grills X X    
 

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