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March 31, 2018

Spring Home Maintenance!

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Spring Home Maintenance!

March 31, 2018

Spring Home Maintenance!

With the start of spring and the slow disappearance of all that snow it’s time to start spring-cleaning. In the winter, many parts of your home gets neglected from not being used as often as well as changes from different climate conditions. Give your home a post-winter pick-me-up!

Spring maintenance is important for every home but it’s even more important if you’re considering putting your home up for sale soon.

Take advantage of our spring home maintenance checklist to make sure your home is ready for some warmer weather.

  • Clean or replace furnace filter
  • Clean humidifier and turn it off
  • Check sump pump
  • Check gutters and downspouts and clean if needed
  • Inspect air conditioner and service it if needed
  • Inspect basement or crawl space for signs of leaks or water
  • Open vents to outdoor crawlspaces
  • Make sure the ground in your yard slopes away from foundation wall
  • Open hose connection outside
  • Clean windows, screens and hardware; and install screens
  • Check that all air intakes and exhausts are clear of debris
  • Clean oven range hood filter
  • Turn off your HRV if you keep your windows open in the summer (leave it running if you mostly keep your windows closed)
  • Starting spring landscaping in your yard!

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