Plumbing Maintenance


Complete the "Plumbing Maintenance" checklist:

https://learntoberich.com/plumbing-maintenance/

Mark this task complete when done.

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Verify the main water shut off valve is accessible and functioning properly.

Complete once a year.

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Check that all water pipes are properly insulated. Pipes running through exterior walls and uninsulated attics and crawlspaces may be at risk of freezing in winter months. Foam pipe sleeves come pre-slit and can easily be wrapped around unprotected pipes and sealed with tape.

In addition, wrapping hot water pipes will save energy which in turn saves you money.

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Clean aerators on all sink fixtures once a year.

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Drain and flush the water heater once a year. This will remove sediment that can build up and reduce the efficiency of the heater or clog the drain valve. Verify the pressure relief valve is working.

You can do this yourself or hire someone.

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If the water heater is leaking complete the "Leaking Water Heater" checklist:

https://learntoberich.com/leaking-water-heater/

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Heating and Cooling System Maintenance


Complete the "Heating Cooling Maintenance" checklist:

https://learntoberich.com/heating-and-cooling-system-maintenance/

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Replace the return air filters every month.

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Heating Cooling MaintenanceUltimate Nomad Checklist


Have a professional inspect the air conditioning and heating system once a year.

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Adjust airflow at registers (floor or ceiling vents) to balance room temperatures.

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Have your furnace tuned up every fall. Regular maintenance can prolong its life and alert you to any potential issues. Have it cleaned, lubricated, and adjusted before each heating season.

Often utility companies or furnace manufacturers will offer free or discounted inspections. However, these needed to be booked in advance as the slots fill quickly.

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Change the furnace filters once a month during heating season.

Dirty filters restrict airflow and make your heating system less efficient.

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Caulk & Paint Maintenance


Complete the "Caulking/Paint Maintenance" checklist:

https://learntoberich.com/caulk-paint-maintenance/

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Examine caulking around showers and bath tubs and grout between tiles.

If you notice any cracks or holes have the caulking or grout replaced.

Do this every quarter.

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Examine caulking between counter-tops and walls and on laminate seams.

If you notice any cracks or holes have the caulking replaced.

Do this every quarter.

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Paint all fascias, eves, and wood trim around the exterior of the home.

Do this once a year.

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Inspect all exterior caulk seals to verify they are intact.

Do this every 6 months.

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Inspect rails, posts, pickets, etc on any external fences.

Do this every 6 months.

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Caulk control joints in garage floor and driveway.

Do this every 6 months.

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Inspect exterior paint and caulk on your home and recaulk and repaint as needed.

Inspect every 6 months.

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If your home has stucco, inspect the window and door joints.

Inspect every 6 months.

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