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How to be Organized when it comes to Home Maintenance

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
by Sherry Castaldi
Category: Home Organizing

If maintaining your home seems to be a foreign concept to you in what you need to do and when, take heart!  Here is a handy way to keep track of Annual Home Maintenance tasks to keep your home running in tiptop shape!

Use this Annual Home Maintenance Guide as a checklist to remind you of common maintenance tasks for your home.  It’s organized by season, with a few monthly tasks as well.  Date the tasks as you take care of them. Don’t be afraid to customize this basic form if you want to add or remove tasks to make the guide more relevant to your particular home.

Be organized with you home’s maintenance schedule with these 5 easy steps:

  • 1.  Set up a Home Maintenance Notebook.
  • 2.  Categorize the notebook by the calendar year.
  • 3.  Print the Annual Home Maintenance Guide for ea. year.
  • 4.  Use the Annual Home Maintenance Guide as a checklist
  • 5.  File Home Maintenance service receipts and contracts behind the correct corresponding year  
  • By keeping up on the care of your home, your home will provide you with a safe and sound residence. You will have an organized schedule of the tasks needed and records of when the tasks are completed. Not only is this important for you as a homeowner, but will be an added bonus if you ever decide to sell your home. A well-cared for home that shows pride of ownership is a great selling feature!

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