Checklist

Spring / Summer Home Repair & Maintenance Checklist

•     Repair cracked windows
•     Putty, caulk or add weather-stripping as needed
•     Clean and lubricate window channels for smoother sliding
•     Clean and install screen windows and doors

Basement
•     Check for and seal cracks and leaks in walls and floor
•     Clean vents and ensure proper operation

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•     Test and replace batteries

Porch, Patio and Deck
•     Clean and seal deck
•     Check wood for signs of rotting, replace boards where necessary

Exterior Walls
•     Check for missing or loose siding
•     Caulk joints and minor cracks
•     Look for deteriorated finishes to preserve wood
•     Touch-up painting or paint entirely
•     Repair brick & mortar damage

Roof
•     Repair damaged soffit panels

Gutters
•     Clean gutters
•     Install gutter guards

Attic
•     Check vent openings for nests and other blockage
•     Make sure vents and/or attic fans work properly

Fall / Winter Home Repair & Maintenance Checklist

Windows and Doors
•     Repair cracked windows
•     Putty, caulk or add weather-stripping as needed
•     Clean and lubricate window channels for smoother sliding
•     Clean and install storm windows and doors

Basement
•     Check for and seal cracks and leaks in walls and floor
•     Clean vents and ensure proper operation

Porch, Patio and Deck
•     Clean and seal deck
•     Check wood for signs of rotting, replace boards where necessary

Exterior Walls
•     Check for missing or loose siding
•     Caulk joints and minor cracks
•     Look for deteriorated finishes to preserve wood
•     Touch-up painting or paint entirely

Roof
•     Repair damaged soffit panels

Gutters
•     Clean gutters to reduce ice dams in the winter
•     Install gutter strainers

Smoke Detector
•     Test and replace batteries

Attic
•     Check vent openings for nests and other blockage
•     Make sure vents and/or attic fans work properly
•     Look for signs of roof or flashing leaks on rafters and insulation

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