Spring Clean Your New Home

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist


Spring is finally here, and with the new season comes a spring home maintenance checklist! As you pack away the winter clothes and reach for the cleaning products, there are a few things to keep in mind when cleaning your home. Deep cleaning and preventive maintenance are not the most fun tasks, but a little time now can help prevent larger problems in the future. There are multiple sources for “cleaning solutions” and “spring cleaning” lists, but below are a few tips to get you started on your cleaning process. As you walk around your property look for any areas of concern that you can fix yourself or hire a professional to remedy. After a little sprucing up, your home and yard will be ready for the joys – and storms – of summer!

Outside the Home

  • Clean and inspect gutters for clogs/leaves and debris.
  • Look for missing shingles, cracked paint, siding, popped nails, and any cracked mortar damage.
  • Clean windows and repair damaged caulking
  • Check your gutters for leaks
  • Rake your lawn and flower beds
  • Remove dead plants and dead tree limbs
  • Sweep or wash your deck or patio

Inside the Home

  • Sweep and vacuum the floor of your garage and basement storage rooms
  • Spray for insects 
  • Switch out your air filter and check your sump pump
  • Clean and wash your windows with a microfiber cloth
  • Ensure windows and doors open smoothly.
  • Replace light bulbs
  • Dust and vacuum your living room

Cleaning Your Home

Cleaning your home from top to bottom may seem daunting, but these few items will be a great start to your annual spring cleaning tasks. Fertilizing your yard, prepping the pool, making room in your house, and getting the grill fired up are other areas you may consider. As a homeowner or renter, it’s important to visually inspect your home room by room at least twice a year! With our spring home maintenance checklist as a reference, we’ll help you make short work of all your spring cleaning woes.