Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

Experts recommend an annual check-up to make sure your home is in tip-top shape and will be less prone to surprise repairs. Wrap up the year neatly and get your home ready for the coming year with the following to-dos:

  • Ensure Main Water Shutoff Functions as Expected
  • Inspect Crawlspace for Any Water or Structural Issues
  • Inspect and Clean Fireplace and Chimney
  • Flush Sediment Out of Water Heater
  • Test Basement/Crawlspace Sump Pump Operation
  • Home Perimeter Walk – Checking for Foundation Cracks, Siding Issues, Holes Around Pipes, and Downspout Issues
  • Ensure Fire Extinguisher is Accessible and Pressure Gauge Is In Operable Range
  • Check bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans
  • Pump septic tank (every 3-5 years)
  • Inspect fire extinguisher
  • Check washing machine hose connections
  • Check for termites, rodents and other pests
  • Clean gutters


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