Spring Home Maintenance Tips

April showers bring May flowers, so check your roof for leaks and get a head start on summer—have your A/C unit checked and cleaned.

● Replace your furnace filter

 Clean kitchen exhaust hood and air filter

● Always have a multi-purpose fire extinguisher accessible.

● Make sure the light bulbs in all your fixtures are the correct wattage

 Review fire escape plan with your family

 Have a professional air conditioning contractor inspect and maintain your system as recommended by the manufacturer

 Check for damage to your roof

● Repair all cracked, broken or uneven driveways and walks to help provide a level walking surface

 Check all the fascia and trim for deterioration

 Check your water heater for sediment build-up and temperature

 Check the shutoff valve at each plumbing fixture to make sure they function

● Clean clothes dryer exhaust duct, damper, and space under the dryer

 Replace all extension cords that have become brittle, worn or damaged

● Inspect and clean dust from the covers of your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms



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