Spring Maintenace Checklist.
A Simple checklist of items that can be checked each spring to find small issues before they become large problems. Fixing that leaky outside faucet might only take a few minutes and a few dollars, left to go and it can cause major damage.
  • INTERIOR
    • Check all tile joints for adequate grout.
    • Check caulking around showers, bathtubs, sinks, and toilet base.
  • PLUMBING
    • Check water heater for leaks and corrosion.
    • Check lawn sprinkler system for leaky valves and exposed lines.
    • Have well water checked for safety.
  • ROOF
    • Check for any missing, loose, or damaged shingles.
    • Check for open seams, blisters, or bald areas on flat roofs.
    • Check flashings around all surface projections and sidewalls.
    • Check antenna supports for possible leak source.
    • Check fascia and soffits for deterioration and damage.
  • DOORS AND WINDOWS
    • Check all windows and hardware.
  • FOUNDATION – MASONRY – EXTERIOR
    • Check foundation walls, floors, concrete, and masonry for cracking, heaving, or deterioration.
    • Check chimneys for loose, deteriorated, or missing mortar.
    • Check grading for proper slope away from foundation walls.
    • Check all wood surfaces for weathering and paint failure.
    • Check all decks, patios, porch stairs and railings for loose members and deterioration.
    • Check foundation and attic vent screens for damage.
    • Cut back and trim vegetation from structures.