Clean/Paint the Trim
- Grab your magic eraser and start wiping down all the scuffs, dirt, and fingerprints off all your interior trim (baseboards, door frames, doors, etc. If there are deep scrapes or dark scratches consider grabbing a can of your semigloss trim paint and start painting.
Clean Vents & Registers
- Reduces Risk of Contaminates and reduces the stress on the equipment.
Replace air filters
- HVAC technicians suggest changing your air filter up to every month, but most homeowners fail to abide by these recommendations. Changing your air filter regularly not only help with air circulation in your home but improves the efficiency (lowering electricity usage), Reduces stress on the equipment (lengthening the lifespan) and elevates the indoor air quality. Spring is the perfect time to switch air filters for fresh air all season long.
Schedule Annual Tune-ups
- Identify signs of potential damage, prevent costly equipment failure, find sources of system inefficiency.
Test smoke alarms/Replace Batteries
- Take a few minutes, to walk around the house and test your smoke alarms. Experts recommend changing batteries at least twice a year to be safe.
Wash exterior windows
- Before you crack your windows open on that first seasonal spring day, take some time to wash your exterior windows. There are services around Scottsdale that can do the job for you, or purchase a squeegee and get them done yourself over the weekend.
Schedule pest control treatment
- With rising temperature comes an increase in termites and unwanted pests that can damage your home. Take preventative maintenance to ensure the “spring swarm” doesn’t affect your home.
Prepare to open your pool
- After being covered all winter, spring is the perfect time to roll back your pool cover and begin cleaning debris that have gotten stuck over the off-season. Contact a local pool maintenance company to beat the busy season and get the pool usable for warmer temperatures.