Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist for Every Season

Maintaining a home year-round can seem daunting, but with the right know-how, it can be a breeze. Check out this episode of Goettl Homeowner Tips to learn how to keep your home in top shape throughout the year.

Spring

  • Change HVAC Filters: Show some love to your home’s lungs—your HVAC system! It’s as simple as swapping out the air filters. This not only ensures fresher air but also helps your HVAC system run smoothly. We recommend doing this every 1-3 months, depending on your filter type. 
  • Consider Duct Cleaning: Your ducts work hard behind the scenes, but they can get dusty and grungy over time. Every couple of years, bring in professionals for some duct cleaning. It’s like a spa day for your ventilation, resulting in cleaner air and less stress on your HVAC system, which can save you some cash in the long run.

Summer

  • Install a Smart Thermostat: Summer can be a scorcher, but your energy bills don’t need to be. Get yourself a programmable thermostat so you can keep your home cool when you’re there and turn it down when you’re out. Plus, it’s a win-win for your comfort and your wallet. The EPA estimates an average savings of $180 per year with a programmable thermostat. 
  • Insulate Your Attic: When temperatures rise, proper attic insulation can be your knight in shining armor by keeping cool air in and hot air out. Plus, it stops your HVAC system from overworking and can save you an average of 15% on heating and cooling costs, according to the EPA.

Fall

  • Fireplace Check-Up: As the leaves change, cozy fires become more inviting. But, before you go all out, have a professional sweep through your fireplace. They’ll make sure it’s soot-free, safe, and efficient. 
  • Test Your Smoke Detectors: Safety is key, especially when the heating season begins. Make it a habit to test your smoke detectors and make sure they’re working like a charm. It’s a small step, but it can make a huge difference in keeping your family safe.

Winter

  • Seal Up Drafts: When the winter chill arrives, it’s time to cozy up. But before you do, make sure your house is sealed up tight. Grab some caulk and weatherstripping to close any gaps around windows and doors. This keeps the cold air out and the warm air in, which means you’ll save on heating costs. 
  • Insulate Your Pipes: Exposed pipes can be like popsicles waiting to freeze. Prevent icy headaches by insulating them. It’s a simple task that can save you from potential plumbing problems and costly repairs. Your pipes will thank you. 

Keep Your Home Happy 

With these year-round home maintenance tips, you can keep your home running smoothly through all the seasons. A little TLC goes a long way in preserving the comfort of your cherished abode. Happy home maintenance! 

For more home maintenance tips and resources, check out Goettl Homeowner Tips on YouTube. Your home deserves the best care, and these simple steps will help you achieve it. 

Ready to Simplify Your Home Maintenance? 

At Goettl, we’re more than just a name; we’re your trusted partners for year-round home maintenance. Our expert team is here to make your life easier and your home more comfortable. Whether it’s HVAC maintenance, duct cleaning, or any other home service you need, we’ve got you covered. Don’t let the seasons catch you off guard—contact us today and experience the Goettl difference. 

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