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June Home Maintenance Checklist

Updated: Jul 8

Welcome to June! As the days get longer and warmer, it's the perfect time to tackle some essential home maintenance tasks. Here’s a handy checklist to keep your home in top shape this summer:

Exterior Maintenance

  1. Inspect and Clean Gutters and Downspouts

  • Remove debris and ensure water flows freely.

  1. Check Roof and Chimney

  • Look for loose or damaged shingles and clean chimney flue.

  1. Power Wash Siding and Deck

  • Remove dirt, mildew, and grime to refresh surfaces.

  1. Seal and Stain Deck

  • Protect your deck from the elements by sealing and staining.

  1. Inspect and Repair Windows and Doors

  • Check for leaks, broken seals, or damaged screens.

  1. Touch Up Exterior Paint

  • Repair any peeling or chipping paint on trim and siding.

  1. Maintain Landscaping

  • Trim shrubs, mow the lawn regularly, and remove weeds.

Interior Maintenance

  1. Check HVAC System

  • Replace filters and consider a professional tune-up.

  1. Inspect Plumbing for Leaks

  • Check under sinks, around toilets, and in the basement.

  1. Test Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

  • Replace batteries and test devices for proper function.

  1. Clean Ceiling Fans and Light Fixtures

  • Remove dust and ensure they are operating correctly.

  1. Inspect and Clean Dryer Vents

  • Remove lint buildup to prevent fire hazards.

  1. Check for Pests

  • Look for signs of insects or rodents and address any issues promptly.

Seasonal Preparations

  1. Prepare for Outdoor Entertaining

  • Clean patio furniture, BBQ grills, and outdoor cushions.

  1. Inspect Pool and Spa

  • Check for leaks, clean filters, and balance chemicals.

  1. Stock Up on Summer Supplies

  • Ensure you have sunscreen, bug spray, and pool toys ready.

  1. Review Emergency Kit

  • Update supplies and check expiration dates in your emergency kit.

Energy Efficiency

  1. Install or Repair Window Screens

  • Keep bugs out while enjoying fresh air.

  1. Check and Replace Weather Stripping

  • Ensure doors and windows are sealed to keep cool air inside.

  1. Use Programmable Thermostat

  • Adjust settings for energy savings when you're not home.

Taking care of these maintenance tasks will help keep your home in excellent condition and ready for summer fun. Happy June! 🇨🇦



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