Seasonal Maintenance Guides

Keep a Healthy Home


Your home is more than just where you store your things and lay your head—it’s where everyday life happens for you and your loved ones. And just like your family members, your house needs regular checkups to make sure all is well. Following our quarterly, monthly and seasonal maintenance guides will help prepare your home for the coming season.

 

Month-to-Month Home Maintenance

 Make sure to check these on or around the first day of each month.

  • Test, clean and dust, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

  • Test GFCI/GFI receptacle, breaker and outlets.


Quarterly Home Maintenance

Remember to tend to these things on or around the first day of January, April, July and October.

  • Check range hood charcoal filter and replace or clean as necessary.

  • Check caulk seals between countertops and walls and on any laminated surfaces.

  • Check and adjust thresholds, door sweeps and weather-stripping on exterior doors to maintain airtightness.

  • Lubricate all moving parts and tighten nuts and bolts on garage doors and tracks; check garage door openers and sensors.

  • Check dryer vent exhaust for lint blockage and clean as needed.

  • Replace and clean heating, ventilation and air conditioning filters.

  • Check grout and caulking in tile and marble in wet areas (showers, sinks, etc.).

Seasonal Maintenance Guides



Keep your home healthy and looking its best year-round with our seasonal maintenance checklists.

  • 2016 Pulte Stock Images, SeasMain_207_Fall; Autumn trees and sky

    Fall


    Get your home prepped and ready for the cooler temperatures of fall.

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  • 2016 Pulte Stock Images, SeasMain_208_Winter; Winter branch covered with snow

    Winter


    When temperatures fall, make sure your home is in tip-top shape to keep your family warm.

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  • 2016 Pulte Stock Images, SeasMain_202_Spring; Close-Up Of Purple Tulips Blooming Outdoors

    Spring


    Ready for spring cleaning? Get a quick to-do list for your home and knock it out.

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  • 2016 Pulte Stock Images, SeasMain_203_Summer; Sunset over water

    Summer


    Make sure your home is ready for the heat with our summer maintenance checklist.

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