Home Maintenance Worksheet Template


Home Maintenance Worksheet
Maintaining your home is an important responsibility as a homeowner and can prevent costly problems from
arising, make mechanical systems last longer and have a positive impact on your home’s value. Use the follow-
ing worksheet to help you identify any home maintenance issues and repair them before they become more
problematic and potentially more expensive.
Spring/Summer Maintenance:
Clean gutters and downspouts
Inspect roof
Check foundation, driveway, sidewalks, walkways for cracks and repair as necessary
Inspect exterior for peeling paint, dry-rotted caulk – repaint and caulk
Inspect attic, roof, and eaves for water damage, as well as for proper ventilation; open attic vents
Service heating and air conditioning units and replace filters; replace or clean furnace filter
Clean stove hood, grease traps, dryer vents, room fans and stove burners
Replace faulty seals on refrigerator, clean coils
Inspect basement for dampness and seal appropriately
Replace seals and washers on leaky faucets
Change batteries in smoke, fire, and carbon monoxide detectors
Check and replace dry-rotted weather stripping for all doors and windows
Remove and clean storm windows
Clean screens for windows and doors, replace if necessary
Fall/Winter Maintenance:
Professionally clean chimney and flue
Clean gutters and downspouts, seal leak in gutter seams
Remove window air conditioners
Inspect sump pump
Remove wasp nests, inspect for termites and wood rot
Remove window and door screens – clean before storing
Check storm windows – clean and repair before installing
Drain and turn off outside faucets if in region with very cold winters
Check insulation and replace if necessary
Clean humidifier
Clean fireplace
Service heating and cooling systems
Repair any plumbing leaks
Oil door locks – this is especially important in regions with very cold winters
Change batteries in smoke, fire, and carbon monoxide detectors


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