Tips For Home Maintenance
You Move In
Flush water from sinks
and run water through tub.
Change furnace air
filter every 4 - 6 weeks.
Check HVAC system
every April and September for proper operation.
1. Re-caulk showers,
tubs & sinks regularly to prevent water penetration.
2. Clean cabinets
with furniture polish, using a damp towel will
3. To clean
dishwasher, add one cup of vinegar and run through
4. Wax cultured
marble top with turtle wax annually.
6. Drain water heater
and check pressure valve annually.
7. To re-set
garbage disposal if jammed, use an Allen wrench on the
bottom of unit under kitchen sink. Turn until contents
spin, push red reset button and then turn switch on.
1. Clean weep holes
in windows every September prior to rainy season.
2. Seal stucco cracks
and touch up paint annually.
3. Re-paint exterior
every three to five years.
4. Wrap exposed pipes
to prevent bursts from extreme cold weather.
5. Maintain backyard
grading and drainage. Avoid excessive water contact
from landscaping with exterior of home.
6. Turn off sprinkler
system at beginning of rainy season.
7. Keep drain outlet
lines free of grass in front yard at sidewalks.
8. Avoid over
watering to prevent run off to lower lying
9. Wood mold can be
cleaned with a combination of Clorox and water.
Hillside and Slope Maintenance