Insight Inspections is happy to provide you with this Home Maintenance Checklist.

 

Monthly Inspection:

  • Clean and test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

  • Replace or clean filters in heating and air conditioning systems.

  • Clear vegetation and clean debris from outdoor cooling/heating pumps.

  • Check and replace filters on water filtration and conditioning systems.

  • Clean dust from refrigerator condenser.

  • Clean out debris from faucet aerators; fix leaky faucets and replace washery.

  • During heating season, clean chimney or stove pipe to remove creosote buildup

 

 Spring Inspection:

  • Replace batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

  • Vacuum clothes dryer exhaust hose and duct.  Check washer hoses and fittings.

  • Clean drains in dishwasher, sink, bathtubs, and shower stalls; repair leaks.

  • Drain and flush sediment from the water heater; inspect/replace anode rod.

  • Clean and secure gutters and downspouts; repair any leaks.

  • Check roof for any loose, missing, or damaged shingles.

  • Inspect the attic, ceilings, and roof overhang for watr damage.

  • Inspect foundation and basement for cracks, settlement, and water penetration.

 

Summer Inspection:

  • Re-caulk around bathtubs, showers, and sinks.

  • Check toilets for leaks; repair/replace valves and seals.

  • Repair/replace loose or cracked tiles in kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Drain and flush sediment from water heater; inspect/replace anode rod.