Replace or clean the furnace filter once a month. This extends the life of the unit and keeps the air and home cleaner.
Keep the exterior gutters clean. Make sure all downspouts have extensions directing the water away from the home. This helps keep the basement dry and protect the home from flooding.
Drain and winterize exterior plumbing: remove hoses from water spigots. If there is an interior shut-off valve, turn it off before freezing weather occurs.
Inspect roofing annually for damaged, missing or loose shingles.
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2014 Home Buying - Home Maintenance Reminders