Your Yearly Home Maintenance Guide
Spring-April to June Summer-July to August
*Clean gutters: Make sure they *Scrape, prime & paint any
are flowing properly. areas that are in need.
*Inspect roof for damaged shingles. *Wash exterior of house &
*Check flashing & reseal if needed. garage.
*Renail any loose siding or trim *Look for carpenter ant or
boards. destructive insect activity.
*Check house & garage for any *Check flat roofs & recoat or
rotting wood & repair as needed. seal as needed, flashing, too.
*Check porch flooring & repair. *Check chimney mortar,
*Replace any bad caulking around repair as needed.
windows, doors, etc. *Patch cracks in driveways &
*Scrape loose window glazing & fix. sidewalks.
*Clean windows & repair screens. *Clean carpets & hardwood
*Oil garage door tracks. floors.
*Trim trees, bushes & shrubs. *Add copper sulfate to
*Clean flower beds out. basement floor drains &
*Drain off sediment from water downspouts to control tree
heater tank. roots in sewer.
YourYearly Home Maintenance Guide
Fall-Sept to Oct. Winter- Nov to March
*Check weather stripping on *Shut off outdoor water spigot doors & windows. to prevent them from freezing.
*Clear gutters of leaves & debris. *Change furnace filter.
*Prune bushes, trees & shrubs. *Check tile in bath & kitchen
*Clean chimney if needed. areas.
*Check damper in fireplace. *Think & make your plans for
next summer’s projects.