Spring is a great time to clean out closets, check the systems around your home to make sure they are working and weed your flower gardens. If your lawn is like mine, it has had so much rain that staying on top of the mowing is an ongoing challenge! Many simple spring home maintenance items will make your family safer throughout the year. Run through our checklist over the weekend to ensure you are maintaining your new Atlanta home.

Home Safety

  • Check smoke detector batteries
  • Charge fire extinguishers

Energy Efficiency

  • Change furnace filters
  • Caulk around windows and doors
  • Check weatherstripping around doors
  • Replace light bulbs with fluorescent bulbs
  • Repair or replace any leaking plumbing fixtures

Your Garden

  • Weed and mulch flower gardens
  • Install landscaping cloth to cut down on weeds
  • Mow your lawn
  • Fill up your bird feeders

General Clean Up – Outside

  • Clean out gutters
  • Clean out your dryer vents, inside and out
  • Check exterior siding for any needed repairs
  • Clean windows
  • Pressure wash patios and walkways

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