January Maintenance Checklist

$40-150
1-2 Hour
Easy
So, did keeping up with your houses maintenance make your list? Back in 2009 when we first started the HTRC, we created a Monthly Maintenance checklist, to help break down the needed chores into more manageable portions taking into account Holidays, Vacations, and ones overall busy schedules - so with no further ado, here is January's...

The walk about – Grab a screwdriver, a vacuum cleaner with attachments, a rag and a notepad.Make a note of any area's that might need to be watched, or repaired like missing or cracked electrical plates, missing or cracked caulking around the tubs, etc...Tighten up those loose screws on your cabinet drawer pulls, doors and doorknobs. Make sure all the locks and hinges are working smoothly – if not add graphite or an appropriate oilTake care of the items pictured below or make the appropriate notes of items required. Time to go shopping - grab that list from your notepad, write down which size AC Filters you have, and how many Carbon Monoxide (CO) and smoke detectors you have, how many bulbs need to be replaced, etc... & head to your local home store, grab this year supply of HVAC filters, batteries & everything else needed to knock this list out

For more info on why we choose January & July for replacing batteries, January's Garden & Grounds checklist, and other tips (like decluttering & taking down those XMas lights) we invite you to check out the full article: http://blog.sls-construction.com/2009/january-winter-maintenance-checklist

january maintenance checklist, cleaning tips, doors, electrical, home maintenance repairs, how to, Change out your HVAC filter as for every month or 250 hours that depends on how dusty your house is use amount of pets for most it is easier to remember once a month
Change out your HVAC filter - as for every month or 250 hours - that depends on how dusty your house is, use & amount of pets - for most it is easier to remember once a month
january maintenance checklist, cleaning tips, doors, electrical, home maintenance repairs, how to, Vacuum or wipe off your vent covers under the refrigerator the refrigerator coils lightbulbs the ceiling fan housing and blades
Vacuum or wipe off your vent covers, under the refrigerator, the refrigerator coils, lightbulbs, the ceiling fan housing and blades.
january maintenance checklist, cleaning tips, doors, electrical, home maintenance repairs, how to, Check you re fire extinguisher charge if it is in the caution or dead area mark it down for replacement if you don t have one well put it on the list
Check you're fire extinguisher charge - if it is in the caution or dead area, mark it down for replacement & if you don't have one, well put it on the list
january maintenance checklist, cleaning tips, doors, electrical, home maintenance repairs, how to, Time to vacuum the exterior of the smoke CO detectors change the battery and replace the unit if older than 5 years or per manufacturers replace date
Time to vacuum the exterior of the smoke & CO detectors, change the battery, and replace the unit if older than 5 years or per manufacturers replace date.

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