Frisina Homes

Home Maintenance Checklists

Proper maintenance of your home will ensure that it gives you years of comfort and care-free living, as well as protecting your new home warranty. The following checklists include a monthly breakdown of items for inspection, and are intended to help you set up a regular schedule of check-ups and clean-ups.

Summer

June

  • Check roof flashing, valleys and vents, and check for missing/damaged shingles
  • Check auxiliary buildings such as sheds for secureness to base anchors; loose or missing components; damage caused from rodents, etc.
  • Check sump pump, float and discharge line and test overall operation
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) (e.g. exterior outlets, bathrooms or at main electrical panel)
  • Clean range hood filter
  • Check exterior wood surfaces for deterioration and refinish the wood surfaces including window frames and doors

July

  • Air out damp basements on dry, sunny days
  • Clean air conditioning filter, vacuum or brush the outdoor coil and wash
  • Clean and test all exhaust fans; lubricate if necessary
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors

August

  • Air out damp basements on dry, sunny days
  • Clean air conditioning filter, vacuum or brush the outdoor coil and wash
  • Inspect driveways and walks
  • Inspect doors and locks
  • Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCA) (e.g. exterior outlets, bathrooms or at main electrical panel)
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors

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