February Home Maintenance

Here are 9 ways to keep your home clean and comfortable. If you're in a cold weather climate take a quick walk around the house and make the necessary inspections for damage. If you're in a sunny spot go outside and enjoy the weather.

By Gene And Katie Hamilton

Monthly Chores Checklist and Inspections

February Checklist February
  • Replace filters or wash permanent ones in heating system
  • Remove sediment from build up in hot water heater tank; if it's warm to the touch, cover the tank with a water heater blanket
  • Clean the exterior of range hood and its filter
  • Clean range and oven
  • Reorganize contents in kitchen cabinets and clean inside and outside of cabinets
  • Inspect the attic for signs of roof leaks, condensation or frost build up and clear vents
  • Remove and clean the intake screens of clothes washer water supply hoses
  • Remove snow and ice from evergreens gently with a broom

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