Updated: Jun 1
Everyone knows that when the spring arrives, its time to make the maintenance needed in your Home
Replace your furnace filter
Clean the kitchen exhaust hood and air filter
Check your electrical system
Always have a multi-purpose fire extinguisher accessible.
Make sure the light bulbs in all your fixtures are the correct wattage
Review your fire escape plan with your family
Consider installing a lightning protection system on your home
Protect all your electrical appliances from power surges and lightning
Have a professional air conditioning contractor inspect and maintain your system as recommended by the manufacturer
Check for damage to your roof
Run through a severe-weather drill with your family
Repair all cracked, broken, or uneven driveways and walks to help provide a level walking surface
Protect your home from sewer or drain backup losses
Check all the fascia and trim for deterioration
Check your water heater
Check the shutoff valve at each plumbing fixture to make sure they function
Clean clothes dryer exhaust duct, damper, and space under the dryer
Replace all extension cords that have become brittle, worn or damaged
Inspect and clean dust from the covers of your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Replace or clean your furnace filter.
It should be checked once a month and replaced or cleaned as needed.
Some filters are reusable and are supposed to be taken out, washed with a hose, and re-inserted.
A dirty filter can lower the efficiency of the heating/cooling system, increase heating costs, and causing fires.
Clean the kitchen exhaust hood and air filter.
Keeping this clean of cooking