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Check List -

Spring Maintenance Items

for Your Home

(Courtesy Amerispec)

 

Now the SPRING has finally arrived - here are some great maintenance tips for your home.  Remember, a well maintained home sells faster, and for more $$ !

 

Foundation - Masonry - Exterior

  • foundation walls, floors, concrete and masonry for cracking, heaving or deterioration
  • chimneys for loose, deteriorated or missing mortar
  • grading
  • basement and crawl space for moisture or leakage after wet weather
  • all wood surfaces for weathering and paint failure or deterioration
  • all decks, patios, porch stairs and railings for loose members and deterioration
  • eaves troughs
  • foundation and attic vent screens for damage

 Roofs 

  • any missing, loose or damaged shingles
  • open seams, blisters or bald areas on flat roofs
  • any evidence of water penetration in attic and ceilings after wet weather
  • flashings around all vents, skylights, and other openings
  • pre-fabricated chimneys for rust
  • fascia and soffits for deterioration and damage

 Doors and Windows

  •  all window and door hardware

Plumbing

  •  water heater for leaks and corrosion
  • lawn sprinkler system for leaky valves and exposed lines
  • well water tested and checked for safety

 Interior

  •  all tile joints for adequate grout and seal all grout lines
  • caulking around showers, bathtubs, sinks and toilet base

 

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