HouseTasks

Move in
  • Change locks
  • check weather proofing doors/windows - do you need to add weather stripping or get inserts/plastic the windows?
Spring
  • Check smoke and CO2 alarms
  • Have an HVAC tune up for A/C
  • Check no branches touch house (termites, ants) or overhang gutters
  • wash pillows
  • vacuum bed
Fall
  • Check smoke and CO2 alarms
  • Have an HVAC tune up for heat
  • Drain hoses, shut off exterior water before first freeze
  • wash pillows
  • vacuum bed
Every 30-90 days
  • Change HVAC filters (more pets = more often)
Yearly
  • Check paint on siding, porches, doors etc
  • clean wooden floors
  • clean carpets
  • clean dryer vents
  • clean dishwasher
  • rotate bed
  • clean gutters
  • check sidewalk
  • check drivway
Things that can apply without a house:
  • Clean filters on vacuum cleaner
  • Clean range hood filters
  • Change kitchen sponge monthly
  • Change water filters (fridge, under sink, etc)
  • oil cutting boards (2-3 months)
  • change toothbrush (3 months)
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