Use this February Home Maintenance Checklist and take preemptive measures to maintain the integrity of your home and to help protect your family.
There's a printable checklist available for a reminder.
You love your family and your home – protect both and you'll enjoy a beautiful space for years to come with your loved ones.
9 February Home Maintenance Tasks Checklist
Included are home safety tips. Be proactive and take small steps to protect yourself and your loved ones. Fall asleep rest assured you took steps to ensure a safe home for your family.
Home Maintenance Checklist for february
1. Rotate your mattress
Help your spine out and prolong your mattress by rotating or flipping it at least once a year.
Your body and wallet will thank you for it.
Should you rotate or flip? This depends on your mattress. Take a look at these tips from SleepAdvisor.org.
2. Deep clean your garbage disposal
This should take less than 10 minutes. Cleaning the garbage disposal is often overlooked, but it's an essential home maintenance task.
Bob Vila takes you step by step on how to properly and efficiently clean your garbage disposal.
3. Touch up interior walls and doors
Keep your home in tip top shape and remove those scuff marks and touch up the paint.
Follow these tips to remove scuff marks.
Touch-ups don't have to be a major pain. For nicks and small scratches, this small paint tool could do just the trick.
Check Out This “100 Things Every Homeowner Must Know” Book
4. Have HVAC unit serviced
The cost to have your system cleaned runs approximately $100-$150. Watch for local special deals and coupons for this service. It's very common for companies to offer coupons for servicing HVAC systems.
5. Clean refrigerator coils
Follow these steps and you should have it done in less that 15 minutes.
6. Check caulking and grout around sinks, showers and tubs
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7. Set up water leak detectors
Other areas of your home have the potential to leak too. Invest in water leak detectors. There are several types on the market and some you can be alerted on your phone.
8. Test your home for radon
In the United States it's the #2 cause for lung cancer and is estimated to be the cause of 20,000 deaths per year.
It's pretty inexpensive to buy a radon test.
9. Clean your furniture
Take some time and get your furniture in tip top shape and fresh.
Home Log Maintenance Book
Organize, Schedule, Plan, Repair, and Renovate with This Home Maintenance Log Book.
Your home is one of the most exciting purchases you will make. It's also one of the most valuable assets you can own.
It’s simultaneously the playground, retreat and castle for you and your family.
Make sure you keep track of your warranties and maintenance records.
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Get Your February's Home Maintenance Checklist Below
If you love going all out and tackling more, there’s a place on the printable checklist to add more of your own “To Get Done This Month.”
Comment below and share your ideas and additional items you’d like to tackle this month.