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US housing maintenance? 12 months are different!

Author:MEhome 2019-03-27

Most people choose to buy a house in the United States, but they have nothing to do with their preferential housing prices, large appreciation space, and beautiful community environment. However, there is no need for daily house maintenance to maintain.

Keeping home safety and health is a very cumbersome task. Xiao Bian today brings you a recommended timetable for repairing, maintaining and cleaning up home facilities to help you systematically maintain your home.

Spring (March-May)

 

March Clean the inside of the refrigerator and refrigerator, and the heating wire behind it; let the water stored in the water heater drain, clean the sediment at the bottom, and remember to lock the drain valve back to its original position.

April Check whether the edge sealant at the gap between the door and window is aging or damaged to cause the door and window to enter the air; check whether the water flowing out of the drain pipe will accumulate near the outer wall.

May Check fire alarm, smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, anti-theft and other safety devices; close and clean the heater's humidifier.


Summer (June-August)   June Clean the fireplace and check for the postseason. July Replace all dripping faucets; inspect residential anti-theft facilities, all door locks to the outside, and outdoor lighting. August Check fire alarms, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, anti-theft and other safety devices; check the cold water pipes in the basement for condensation; check the doors and windows for lubrication. Autumn (September-November)   In September, check whether the exterior wall has paint peeling or water accumulation; hire a professional technician to do regular inspection of the heating furnace; check the chimney outlet and each heating air outlet; if there is central air-conditioning in the house, open the humidity regulator damper and clean it. Humidity regulator; check the fireplace and chimney. October First week: Clean the radiator, exhaust fan, range hood filter or dust screen; check and replace the gap seal of the door and window. Second week: Let the water out of the outdoor hose be released to prevent the water pipe from bursting. Third week: Check if the fertilizer tank needs to be emptied before spring; prepare the plants for winter. Fourth week: Clean up the flat roof or eaves to remove water and debris; check if the structure of the dewatering is stable. November Check if the floor is tilted, bent or loose, which may indicate a problem with the structure of the home. Check fire alarms, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, anti-theft and other safety devices.

Winter (December-February)
 
December Check whether there is ice accumulation in the doors and windows, which means that the insulation of the house is not enough or there is a crack. Check the doors and windows for ice accumulation, which means that the insulation of the house is not enough or there is a crack.
January Check for outdoor ice or icicles, clean the roof and find out where the heat and ice are melting; check for water or moisture in the kitchen, bathroom and laundry room.
February Check all railings and handrails for safety; check fire alarms, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, anti-theft and other safety devices.
Just as we regularly change the oil for our car, the house also needs a lot of time and energy to care for it. Repairing roof leaks, wood rot, broken doors and windows, clogging of water pipes, etc., can be avoided before problems occur, so we advocate quarterly observations and regular inspections of houses during the season.
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