Spring Maintenance for the Home


Spring Maintenance Checklist
Gutters and downspouts
Window sills, door sills, and thresholds
Drain waste and vent system: Flush out system.
Hot water heater: Lubricate circulating pump and motor.
Evaporative air conditioner: Clean unit, check belt tension and adjust if needed. Replace cracked or worn belt.
Heat pump: Lubricate blower motor.
Foundation: Check foundation walls, floors, concrete, and masonry for cracking, heaving, or deterioration.
Roof: Inspect roof surface flashing, eaves, and soffits.
Deck and porches: Check all decks, patios, porches, stairs, and railings for loose members and deterioration.
Landscape: This is a natural for spring home maintenance. Cut back and trim all vegetation and overgrown bushes from structures.
Sprinklers: Check lawn sprinkler system for leaky valves, exposed lines, and improperly working sprinkler heads.
Source: https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/spring-maintenance-checklist/#ixzz5Bp29qRs8

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