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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.

Winter

December

  • Check air ducts, remove covers and vacuum dust from vents
  • If possible, carefully remove snow/ice from roof overhangs/vents
  • Clean or replace furnace filter
  • Check/clean heat recovery ventilator (HRV); wash or replace filter
  • Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) (e.g. exterior outlets, bathrooms or at main electrical panel)
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors

January

  • Clean or replace furnace filter
  • Check/clean heat recovery ventilator (HRV); wash or replace filter
  • Check and ensure that air intakes, exhausts and meters are clear of snow
  • If possible, carefully remove snow/ice from roof overhangs/vents
  • Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors

February

  • Clean or replace furnace filter
  • Check/clean heat recovery ventilator (HRV); wash or replace filter
  • Check and ensure that air intakes, exhausts and meters are clear of snow
  • If possible, carefully remove snow/ice from roof overhangs/vents
  • 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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