It’s a brand new year! The perfect time to identify goals you want to accomplish over the next 12 months. In all of the planning, it’s also a great time to plan out your home maintenance for 2018. Keeping your home in tip-top shape might seem overwhelming. But that’s why we’ve broken it down into monthly to-do lists! Every month, take care of the items on the list and keep your home clean and safe for you and your family in the new year.

January

January is the perfect time to start off fresh! Set aside a day to give your home a deep clean. Pay attention to areas you might not normally clean, like the tops of showers or shelves above eye level. You’d be surprised how much filth can hide up there! If you want some reminders on how to clean your home without harsh chemicals, click here for our tips.

  • Change air filter
  • Deep clean

New Year's Home Checklist

February

It’s the season of love! As the cold starts to wind down, it’s the ideal time to show the outside of your home some love. Inspect your rain gutters for any malfunction and get them ready before storm season rolls through.

  • Change air filter
  • Check rain gutters

March

It’s the beginning of spring! Warmer weather is on the way, so it’s the perfect time to get your AC tune-up. Make sure that your family will be cool and comfortable all summer long.

  • Change air filter
  • Spring tune up
  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

April

Roll up your sleeves and dive into a round of spring cleaning. Set aside a weekend to declutter your home. It’s amazing how great organizing closets, drawers, cabinets, and deciding what to keep and what to donate can make you feel!

  • Change air filter
  • Declutter

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May

Are the kids about to be home for summer? Is your family planning a summer vacation? Before all of that, get the whole family to pitch in for another deep clean. When you return home from that vacation, you’ll be glad you cleaned before you left.

  • Change air filter
  • Deep clean

June

Have you had your plumbing tune up yet? If not, now is the time to schedule! Make sure your plumbing is running at peak capacity and not at risk for a breakdown.

  • Change air filter
  • Plumbing tune up

July

July is a great time to reflect on your yearly goals. On you on your way to set out what you want to accomplish? Take time to do your regular home maintenance and dive into any projects you’ve been putting on the back burner.

  • Change air filter
  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

August

Now that the kids are headed back to school, make sure clothes look and smell their best by giving your washing machine a deep clean. If you ever notice any lingering or musty odors coming from your washing machine, this should take care of the problem. Read all the steps here.

  • Change air filter
  • Clean washing machine

New Year's Home Checklist

September

The year is almost 75% done! Now is another great time to reflect on your goals and identify any projects you want to complete around the house before the new year.

  • Change air filter

October

Before you carve pumpkins, call to schedule your fall tune-up! If you’ve never had an HVAC tune-up before, you can read more about how it saves you money and time here.

  • Change air filter
  • Fall tune-up
  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

November

The busy holiday season is right around the corner! It can be hard to find time to get everything done. But try to schedule a day or an afternoon to give your house a deep clean. A freshly cleaned home does a lot to reduce stress. And think about how great all your holiday decorations will look in your sparkling clean home!

  • Change air filter
  • Deep clean

December

The year is almost out. Take some time to enjoy days spent with loved ones. Just be sure to run through your monthly maintenance items. Especially if you’ll be using your fireplace for the holiday season!

  • Change air filter
  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

So there you have it! An outline you can adapt to your needs to keep everything in your home running smoothly in the new year. Got questions about preventative maintenance or other home concerns? Call our SuperTechs at 940-566-1122.

New Year's Home Checklist