Don’t let your home maintenance catch you off guard. Shawn and Emma have the ultimate home to-do list for you broken down so that you know exactly how often you should be performing each home maintenance task. If you follow this checklist, you can rest easy knowing that your home is in tip-top shape.
 

-The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining-

        



JANUARY
☐ Wash comforters and duvets.
☐ Change air filters.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

FEBRUARY
☐ Clean attics and basements.
☐ Clean air vents.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

MARCH
☐ Declutter. Clean closets and donate gently used items to charity.
☐ Dust crown molding, wall corners, ceiling fan blades, behind furniture, and blinds.
☐ Clean air vents.
☐ Change air filters.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

APRIL
☐ Check refrigerator drain pan.
☐ Change air filters.
☐ Change batteries in battery-operated emergency devices.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

MAY
☐ Check HVAC systems.
☐ Vacuum and flip mattresses.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

JUNE
☐ Change lightbulbs.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

JULY
☐ Polish wood furniture and wax antiques.
☐ Change air filters.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

AUGUST
☐ Schedule chimney sweep.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

SEPTEMBER
☐ Schedule pest control and rodent deterrent.
☐ Check HVAC system.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

OCTOBER
☐ Change air filters.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

NOVEMBER
☐ Clean range hood filters.
☐ Clean kitchen sink disposal.
☐ Wash comforters and duvets.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.

DECEMBER
☐ Check plugs and extension cords.
☐ Check window and door weather stripping.
☐ Check fire extinguishers.
☐ Test carbon monoxide and smoke detectors.