Summer is a great time to preform general home maintenance projects. Here are a few tasks to consider this time of year:

  • Wash the outside of the home
  • Look for signs of destructive insects
  • Clean carpets/ floors
  • Clean and repair outdoor BBQ, smoker, or outdoor kitchen
  • Vacuum fridge coils
  • Inspect foundation for drainage problems
  • Clean the windows and screens. Repair any holes on screen or replace them if needed.
  • Fix driveway and sidewalk cracks
  • Schedule A/C maintenance
  • Clean chimney
  • Replace HVAC filter
  • Inspect and repair siding and peeling paint. Fix or replace damaged siding. Strip peeling paint and replace it with a new coat.
  • Check the basement or crawl space for moisture issues. Pay attention to musty smells, water stain, and damp surfaces.
  • Perform routine maintenance on yard equipment.
  • Inspect roof for damage.
  • Clean, refinish, and seal deck and play set.
  • Pressure wash deck/ patio.
  • Clean exterior dryer vent.
  • Invest in a carbon-monoxide detector; every house should have at least one.