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Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

March

  • Clean or replace furnace filter
  • Check air ducts, remove covers and vacuum dust from vents;
  • Check and clean the heat recovery ventilator (HRV); wash or replace the filter; 
  • Check attic, basement and crawl spaces for leaks or moisture 
  • Check sump pump (if installed) for discharge
  • Clean humidifier and check for condensation and proper humidity levels
  • Remove snow and ice from overhang and vents
  • Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors

April

  • Check eavestroughs and downspouts for debris
  • Clean or replace furnace filter
  • Check and clean the heat recovery ventilator (HRV); wash or replace the filter; 
  • Clean humidifier and check for condensation and proper humidity levels
  • Inspect basement or crawl spaces for leaks or moisture
  • Check roof for loose or cracked shingles
  • Check driveways and walks for frost damage
  • Inspect water heater for leaks
  • Turn on exterior water supply
  • Plan landscaping to avoid soil settlement and water ponding
  • Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors

May

  • Inspect fences
  • Check caulking around windows and doors for air or water leaks
  • Lubricate weatherstripping
  • Check exterior finishes for signs of deterioration (peeling paint, loose siding, cracks)
  • Check windows and screens are operating properly
  • Test septic system and clean if necessary
  • Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
  

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