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summertime Maintenance Checklist

A summertime home maintenance checklist typically includes tasks that are important to address during the summer season to keep your home in good condition. Here’s a comprehensive list of tasks you can consider:

HVAC System

  • Clean or replace air filters.
  • Schedule a professional inspection and maintenance for your air conditioning system.
  • Check and clean the outdoor condenser unit of the air conditioner.

Gutters & Downspouts

  • Clean out debris and leaves from gutters and downspouts.
  • Ensure that downspouts are directing water away from the foundation.


  • Inspect the exterior walls, roof, and foundation for any signs of damage or wear.
  • Repair or repaint any damaged or peeling paint.
  • Trim trees and bushes away from the house to prevent damage and improve ventilation.

Windows and Doors

  • Check for any damaged or cracked windows and repair or replace them.
  • Lubricate door hinges and locks.
  • Inspect and replace weatherstripping if necessary.

Outdoor Areas

  • Clean and inspect the deck, patio, or porch for any signs of damage.
  • Power wash and seal outdoor surfaces as needed.
  • Clean and repair outdoor furniture.

Lawn and Garden

  • Mow the lawn regularly and trim the edges.
  • Water plants and lawns adequately.
  • Remove weeds and pests from the garden.
  • Fertilize the lawn and garden as necessary.


  • Inspect outdoor faucets and hoses for leaks or damage.
  • Clear any clogged drains or pipes.
  • Check the irrigation system for proper functioning.

Safety Measures

  • Test and replace batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Inspect and clean the dryer vent to prevent fire hazards.
  • Check and clean the chimney if applicable.

Indoor Maintenance

  • Clean ceiling fans and light fixtures.
  • Check and clean bathroom exhaust fans.
  • Clean and vacuum window treatments and blinds.


  • Check and maintain the swimming pool if you have one.
  • Inspect and clean the barbecue grill.
  • Check and replace outdoor lighting as needed.

Remember to prioritize your safety during any maintenance tasks and consider consulting professionals for complex or potentially dangerous issues. Adapt this checklist based on your specific needs and the requirements of your home.

Exterior Repair Services


  • Shingle Repairs
  • Roof cleaning
  • Algae Removal
  • Roof and Soffit Venting
  • Roof Leak Specialist


  • Real Estate Roof Inspections
  • Real Estate Chimney Inspections


  • Gutter and Downspout Repairs
  • Gutter Cleaning
  • Siding Repairs
  • Facia and Soffit Repairs
  • Power Washing


  • Dryer vent cleaning
  • Appliance Liners


  • Flashing Repairs
  • Chimney Sweeping
  • Tuck pointing
  • Chimney Liners
  • Fireplace Repairs
  • Chimney Repairs
  • Chimney sealing
  • Chimney removal
  • B-Vent Installation
  • Smoke Chamber Parging


  • Fireplace tuck pointing
  • Heat shield Certification
  • Flue Fire Repairs
  • Masonry Repairs
  • Masonry sealing
  • Chimney Rebuilding
  • Chase Covers
  • Chimney Crowns
  • Flue Tile Repairs
  • Chimney Caps
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