1. Inspect and clean the air conditioning unit
Regularly cleaning or replacing filters helps maintain efficient cooling.
2. Check and clean ceiling fans
Dust accumulated on fan blades can be redistributed if not cleaned, affecting indoor air quality.
3. Clean and repair window screens
Clean screens allow for better airflow, and repairing holes keeps pests out.
4. Inspect and clean the gutters and downspouts
Clear gutters prevent water damage to your home's foundation and roof.
5. Trim trees and bushes near the house
Prevent overgrowth from touching your home, which could lead to pest issues and potential damage.
6. Check for cracks in the driveway and walkways
Addressing cracks early prevents them from becoming larger problems due to freeze-thaw cycles.
7. Test and clean outdoor lighting
Functional lighting enhances safety and aesthetics for evening gatherings.
8. Inspect and maintain the deck or patio
Check for loose boards or cracks, and reseal or repaint as needed to protect against weathering.
9. Check for signs of pests and address as needed
Early pest detection prevents infestations from taking hold.
10. Clean and organize the garage
Organizing the garage improves accessibility and ensures space for summer activities.