Home Maintenance Checklist for Summer

Who doesn’t love the summer?! It’s the perfect season to get outside and enjoy your new home at Magnolia Station at Cresleigh Ranch. In the middle of all the summer barbeques and late nights under the string lights, don’t forget to maintain your home during this happy time of year. A proactive approach to home maintenance ensures that your property remains in top condition and allows you to enjoy the summer without any unexpected surprises. Today, we’ll provide you with a comprehensive home maintenance checklist, covering essential tasks that will help keep your home comfortable, safe, and well-maintained throughout the summer months.

Inspect and Clean Your Air Conditioning System

Sure, the fresh breezes through an open window can’t be beat…but sometimes things just get a little too hot. Beat the summer heat by ensuring your air conditioning system is in optimal condition. Schedule a professional inspection and cleaning to remove any debris or dust buildup. Replace air filters regularly to maintain good air quality and efficient cooling. Check the thermostat settings and test the system to ensure it’s functioning properly. A well-maintained air conditioning system will provide comfort during hot summer days.

Check and Clean Gutters and Downspouts 

Inspect your gutters and downspouts for any clogs or blockages caused by leaves, twigs, or other debris. Clear out any obstructions and ensure that water can flow freely through the system. Properly functioning gutters and downspouts prevent water damage and help maintain the structural integrity of your home.

Assess and Maintain Outdoor Spaces

Make sure your beautiful backyard has everything you need to enjoy the weather. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your outdoor spaces. Inspect decks, patios, and fences for signs of damage or decay. Repair or replace any loose boards, damaged surfaces, or broken parts. Clean and seal decks to protect them from the elements. Additionally, inspect and clean your outdoor furniture, grills, and any other equipment. Regular maintenance will prolong their lifespan and ensure they’re ready for summer gatherings and relaxation.

Test and Maintain Sprinkler Systems

Keep things fresh and green with plenty of hydration. A well-maintained lawn adds beauty to your home. Check your sprinkler system for any leaks, clogged heads, or misalignment. Adjust sprinkler heads to ensure proper coverage and prevent water wastage. Test the system to confirm that all zones are functioning correctly. Adequate watering will help your lawn and plants thrive during the summer months.

Get Outside!

Once your home is ready, keep it in tip top shape all season long – and don’t forget to spend lots of time enjoying your hard work!


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