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House Maintenance Necessities

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There are some things that need to be done to keep the house in good repair and save money in the long term.

Rated 0 points - posted 10 years ago by OfficeMaster in category Home.
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Painting (interior and exterior) Report Abuse
Painting outside of house is important to protect exterior or at least appropriate exterior parts. Interior painting can also be done if appropriate to help protect surfaces and maintain appearance.
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Test smoke detector Report Abuse
This should be done at least 2x a year to ensure it is working properly. The smoke detector should be working so that it will save your life.
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Replace Furnace Filters Report Abuse
These should be replaced so that they adequately filter out dust and other particles from traveling through the house and allow adequate airflow through the furnace.
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Have professional inspect furnace Report Abuse
This is also important to save your life.
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Occasional painting of decks Report Abuse
Decks need to be painted occasionally too or they will be damaged.
14 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Clean gutters Report Abuse
12 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Roof repairs as soon as needed Report Abuse
11 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Yardwork/Landscaping Report Abuse
6 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Plumbing Report Abuse
5 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Clean filters on AC Report Abuse
4 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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cobweb removal tool Report Abuse
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Replacing Cabinets Report Abuse
3 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Periodic Carpet Replacement Report Abuse
1 point - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Possibly Routine Septic System Report Abuse
1 point - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Clearing driveway and walkways of snow Report Abuse
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Occasional repair of windows Report Abuse
-5 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Driveway and walkway physical repairs Report Abuse
-5 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Repairs due to wind damage Report Abuse
-5 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Clean Windows Report Abuse
-7 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Lubricate hinges Report Abuse
-7 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -

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Clean drains with baking soda Report Abuse
-8 points - added 10 years ago by OfficeMaster -
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