Many homeowners address curb appeal when caring for their home, but sometimes, maintenance that keeps the home running optimally is easy to overlook. In this chapter, you’ll find a homeowner’s maintenance checklist categorized by season, along with an explanation of each project.
Yearly maintenance is essential for all homeowners. Follow the checklist to stay on track. If you’re unsure of a task, it never hurts to call a professional. Remember, maintenance helps maintain the value of your home.
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Why Maintenance Matters and How to Budget for It
Plumbing Maintenance — From Snaking a Main Drain to Dealing with Hard Water Clogs
Well Maintenance — Water Well Maintenance Starts With Understanding Groundwater Basics
Septic Tank Maintenance — Preventative Care for Your Tank and Spotting Warning Signs
Sewer Line Maintenance — From Understanding How Systems Work to Spotting Clogs
HVAC System Maintenance — Keeping Your Home Comfortable Throughout the Year
Insulation — Better Insulating Your Home and Preventing and Addressing Drafts
Home Exterior Maintenance — Saving Costs by Identifying Seasonal Tasks
Home Improvement Ideas — Adding Value to Your Home and Getting a Return on Your Investment
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