Spring

  • Have fire place/wood stove chimney cleaned and serviced as needed.
  • Check air conditioning system and have it serviced every two or three years.
  • Clean or replace air conditioning filter, if applicable.
  • Check the humidifier and clean it, if necessary.
  • Check smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and security alarms; replace the batteries as needed.
  • Clean all windows, screens, and hardware. Check your screens to see if any repairs are needed.
  • Open any valves to your outside hose connections.
  • Examine the foundation for cracks, leaks or signs of moisture; repair as required.
  • Ensure the sump pump is operating properly.
  • Check downspouts for loose joints and clear any obstructions to ensure water flows away from the foundation.
  • Clear all drainage ditches and culverts from debris.
  • Help reduce yard flooding by filling low areas near the foundation¬†with compacted soil.
  • Get your HVAC unit checked¬†and clean to be sure that it is running smoothly.

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