Home Maintenance Calendar

Screen Shot 2013-05-07 at 10.33.56 AMJust as you routinely schedule a teeth cleaning or haircut, your home has maintenance needs that require similar planning. Keeping a home maintenance calendar can help keep you ahead of a problem, should one arise, as well as keeping your home running like a well-oiled machine. A great post on Apartment Therapy outlines a basic list of home maintenance items, some you may not have even thought of, and a suggested schedule that you can plug into your iPhone or calendar to stay on top of things.

ONCE A YEAR

Clean A/C Drainage Pipes

Flush Hot Water Heater

Lubricate Garage Door Springs

Aerate Lawn

Sharpen Lawnmower Blades

EVERY 6 MONTHS

Seal Your Tile Grout

Clear A/C Unit Grills & Coils Of Debris

EVERY OTHER MONTH

Change Air Filters

MONTHLY

Clean Dishwasher Drain Bin

Air Dry Front-Loading Washer Doors & Detergent Bins (if not more frequently)