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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Like a check-up, it’s important to keep your house in check for every season, especially summer. Summer brings humid temperatures, a lot of rain, and extreme heat. All of these things could be detrimental to your home or rental home during the warm summer months. It is important to keep these few summer maintenance tips in mind when preparing for the season!

  1. Oil garage-door opener and chain, garage door, and all door hinges.

  2. Remove lint from inside and outside washer hoses and dryer vents.

  3. Clean kitchen exhaust fan filter.

  4. Clean refrigerator and freezer coils and empty and clean drip trays.

  5. Check the dishwasher for leaks.

  6. Check around kitchen and bathroom cabinets and around toilets for leaks.

  7. Replace interior and exterior faucet and showerhead washers if needed.

  8. Seal tile grout.

  9. Prune trees and shrubs.

  10.  Clean or Replace Window Screens

  11.  Reverse Ceiling Fans

  12. Clean Your Air Conditioner Filter

  13. Check Your Furnace Filter

  14. Clean and Inspect the Patio, Driveway, and Walkways

  15. Hose Inspection


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