Maintaining Your New Home


Use this helpful timeline as a reminder of the regular maintenance and repair you’ll want to complete when you move into a new home.

Maintaining Your New Home

Every 3 Months

Every 6 Months

Once a Year

  • Drain the water heater.
  • Have your furnace or boiler professionally serviced.
  • Inspect the exterior of your home to check for loose shingles, broken siding, loose caulking and chipped paint.
  • Clean coils of your refrigerator and around your A/C unit in the spring to improve efficiency.
  • Pressure wash walkways, driveways, porches and decking in the spring to start the warm weather season nice and clean.

Throughout the Year

  • Follow a 4-step lawn program to weed and feed your lawn all year long.

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Published: 3/5/2020