9 APRIL HOME MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY TASKS

Use this April Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist and take preemptive measures to maintain the integrity of your home and to help protect your family.  

You love your family and your home – protect both and you’ll enjoy a beautiful space for years to come with your loved ones.

 
EASY APRIL HOME MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY CHECKLIST

We know life gets busy so we've kept this concise and simple for you.  Included are home safety tips.  Be proactive and take small steps to protect yourself and your loved ones.  Fall asleep rest assured you took steps to ensure a safe home for your family. 


 

 1. SPRUCE UP YOUR FRONT PORCH

Home Maintenance April Porch

April is a time for welcoming the new season. We spend more time outdoors as warmer weather approaches.  Spruce up your front porch and create an inviting space for yourself and visitors.

Just a few simple tasks make a world of difference. Wipe down your front door, shake out your welcome mat and add some plants or foliage.  If you have the space add a chair or sitting area.

Seasonal door mats brighten and welcome visitors.

Sometimes we need a nudge of inspiration to get us out of a style rut. .


 
 

Clean Screens



Dirt and grime tend to get stuck in our window screens during the winter months.  Take advantage of a sunny day and give your screens some TLC.

For non-removal screen tips and more in depth screen cleaning tips head over here.

You'll appreciate looking out your windows and enjoying your spring views when you're not looking through grimy screens!

3. CLEAN YOUR TOASTER

Toasters can be huge fire hazards.  Take a few minutes to clean and inspect your toaster.

You may be surprised at what you find in your toaster.  Head over and pull out your toaster's crumb tray.

Use these tips to clean and maintain your toaster properly.

 
 

4.  SPRING YARD SPRUCE UP

Our yards often take a beating during winter months.  Take some time and prepare your yard for the Spring and Summer seasons.

This spring yard cleanup checklist is designed to help you stay on track with your spring clean up.


Outdoor yard inspiration
 
 
 

5. CHECK YOUR YARD FOR LOW SPOTS

April Home Maintenance Check Lawn Low Spots

After a spring rain check your yard for low spots.  Low spots can become a breeding ground for lawn fungus, can kill your grass and attract mosquitos.

Use these tips to remedy low spots in your yard.

 

6.  WASH WINDOWS


Now that Spring is here the flowers are blooming, the yard is filling in with lush, green grass and the trees are blossoming.  We look forward to the longer, sunny days and the scent of fresh cut lawn and the floral scent wafting in the air.

Clean your windows to allow the sun to shine fully in your home and clean windows allow you to see the robust colors Spring and Summer bring.


 

7. BOOST CURB APPEAL

April Home Maintenance Curb Appeal

Spring is a great time to boost your home's curb appeal. Simple projects such as updating your house numbers, updating your mailbox and cleaning outdoor light fixtures can make a world of difference.

 
 

8.  CLEAN TRASH AND RECYCLE BINS

April Home Maintenance Clean Trash Bins

Clean the trash and recyle bins.  Residue get stuck and trapped in the bins.  With warmer weather now's a great time to give them a spray and deodorize them.


9. TEST AND CHANGE DETECTORS
April Home Maintenance Check Detectors

Check your smoke alarms and CO2 detectors.  Be sure to wear ear protectors when checking your smoke detector. Make sure you have Double AA batteries on hand.



 


 
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