Summer maintenance checklist

June

  • Clean and/or replace the furnace filter
  • Inspect air conditioning system
  • Check condition of roof shingles, flashing and chimney caps are sealed properly
  • Check sheds for wear and tear or damages
  • Check garage and garage door tracks for deterioration and lubricate bearings
  • Check the seal around windows and doors for air or water leaks
  • Test septic system and clean if necessary
  • Seal all granite countertops
  • Clean your bathroom exhaust fan grills to ensure good airflow
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, replace batteries as needed
  • Clean humidifier and check for condensation and proper humidity levels
  • Clean your range hood filters
  • Empty your central vacuum system canister and clean the filter

 

July

  • Clean intake vent screens
  • Air out damp basements on dry, sunny days
  • Check or clean exhaust fans
  • Check hot water tank for leaks
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, replace batteries as needed
  • Clean humidifier and check for condensation and proper humidity levels
  • Clean your range hood filters
  • Empty your central vacuum system canister and clean the filter

 

August

  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, replace batteries as needed
  • Clean humidifier and check for condensation and proper humidity levels
  • Clean your range hood filters
  • Empty your central vacuum system canister and clean the filter

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