Your future self will thank you for taking good care of your home!
No one wants to spend thousands of dollars on home repairs, but that's what can happen if you neglect regular home maintenance and ignore the early warning signs.
You'll save money, time, and headache down the road by dealing with issues before they become more significant and potentially life-threatening.
Need a place to start? Here is your March home maintenance checklist:
Clean or replace furnace filter
Check air ducts, remove covers and vacuum dust from vents;
Check and clean the heat recovery ventilator (HRV); wash or replace the filter;
Check attic, basement and crawl spaces for leaks or moisture
Check sump pump (if installed) for discharge
Clean humidifier and check for condensation and proper humidity levels
Remove snow and ice from overhang and vents
Check and reset ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI)
Test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors