Throughout the year, it is highly important to keep track of a multitude of areas to maintain your home. This can be know as the home maintenance checklist. The first aspect to address is your roof, checking the entirety and around skylights, vents and chimneys for leaks can allow repairs if necessary to take place without the situation getting worse in the future. Additionally, cleaning gutters and drainpipes to ensure they are draining away from the house is recommended while tending to the roof.
The siding and paint should be checked for holes or cracks and have the caulk replaced if needed. Basement floors and walls need to be checked for dampness, and dehumidifier systems need to be cleaned regularly. If you attic has no ridge vent, gable vents need to be kept open all year to deliver proper ventilation.
On the topic of ventilation, HVAC filters should be cleaned or replaced as needed or once a month. A/C units, room fans, stove hoods and others need to be checked and cleaned, as well as ensuring HVAC vents are clean and free of obstructions.
Fireplaces, safety equipment, kitchen appliances, faucets, windows and doors are other aspects to be maintained and checked to ensure optimal home maintenance.
Secure Contracting & Renovations Inc. in Barrie, Ontario can help you address all aspects of the home maintenance checklist. Call us today to learn more about our complete home maintenance packages!