5 Things to Add to Your Home Maintenance Checklist

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If you run a busy household, you probably already know how important it is to follow a maintenance checklist. It keeps everything organized, is easy to follow, and ensures that your property maintains its value.

However, while you may think that you have everything covered, a few things are easy to forget. Therefore, it’s worth reassessing to ensure everything gets the necessary attention.

In this article, we will discuss five things that you should add to your home maintenance checklist.

Let’s get started!

Car Maintenance

Car maintenance and home maintenance go hand in hand, so it’s worth combining the two together. Each month, you’ll be able to cross off everything, and you’ll be sure that your most precious items remain in excellent condition.

Of course, some tasks on your list will be more extensive than others. From changing a car battery, to simply giving it a wash or taking it to the mechanic. It’s best to cover all your bases if you want to keep it running at its very best.

Air Conditioner Service

When was the last time you got your air conditioner serviced? We heat and cool our home almost every day, and it’s shocking to see how much dust and debris gets trapped inside the filter.

While there is some general maintenance that you can do yourself, it’s worth reaching out to a professional technician once a year. They will replace anything that looks worn so that it’s functioning to its full potential.

Drain Cleaning

Despite what you may think, our drains need more TLC than simply pouring cleaner down once every while. Leaks can go unnoticed, and every so often, a professional will need to come in and remove any blockages (particularly from your septic).

Trust us when we say this is one thing that you don’t want to forget. Otherwise, you’ll end up without a bathroom and a huge water bill.

Refrigerator Maintenance 

Adjusting our refrigerator is not something that crosses our minds, but it is crucial. Depending on the climate of where you live, you’ll need to ensure that it is sitting at the appropriate temperature.

It’s also wise to check the coils and vacuum up any dust underneath. This could be affecting its performance and causing it to use more power than it really has to.

Appliance Cleaning

You may assume that your washing machine, dryer, and dishwasher are fairly self-cleaning, but you would be surprised. These items often harbor the most germs.

Every few months, it’s essential to do a deep clean and check for any significant signs of damage. This won’t only ensure that your machines are functioning correctly but will help your clothes last longer and keep your dishes free from bacteria.

Final Words

And that’s it! These are five things that you should add to your maintenance checklist. With the above, you’ll be able to keep every single aspect of your home in excellent condition.

What do you think? Is there any else that you would recommend to others?


Mehru Khan studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute of technology in New York and moved to Lahore, where she pursued a successful career in design as Head designer at a leading fashion house of couture and luxury pret. Fashion designer,stylist and a consultant Mehru is a fashion insider for Social lifestyle magazine, keeping us abreast with latest trends and events in the world of fashion, arts and culture.

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