January 03 2018 0comment

Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For January

Here are your Monthly Home Maintenance Tips For January:

General walk through: Check for heat loss, weatherstripping, loose or open storm windows or doors.

Check window function and locking mechanisms. Lubricate locks with WD-40 if sticky.

Change/clean air filter in furnace. Check temperature and pressure gauges if you have an older system with a boiler.

Check/add salt to water softener.

Check roof along eaves and gutters during melts for ice build-up. Maintain proper drainage during melts.

Check smoke and fire alarms and replace batteries. Check fire extinguishers.

Plan/work on interior projects: painting, wallpaper, decorating, etc. Remove and pack holiday decorations.

Today’s video from the Carrier Consumer Education Series shows how you can save money and energy by installing a “smart” thermostat.

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