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July Home Maintenance Checklist

A maintenance-free home? There’s no such thing! But, home maintenance can be totally manageable to maintain when you break it down month by month. To help, here’s your {manageable} July home maintenance checklist.

July Home Maintenance Checklist
  1. Wipe down porch & deck lights, replace blown-out bulbs, and clean up your home’s exterior entryway.
  2. Get rid of washer build-up with a cup of diluted bleach or white vinegar in the drum. For the dryer, remove and wash the lint screen—especially if you use dryer sheets.
  3. Wipe down and clean baseboards, doors, and light switches.
  4. Clean garbage disposal by sprinkling a half-cup of baking soda and one cup of white vinegar in the disposal. Allow it to sit for 10 minutes before flushing it down the drain.
  5. Drain your water heater to flush out any sediment that could be affecting your heater’s performance.
  6. Wash pet beds, pet toys, travel carriers, etc.
  7. Replace worn-out or dirty entry rugs.
  8. Inspect fencing and gates around your home and make repairs as needed.

Easy enough! Remember, home maintenance doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Just do a little bit each month, and be proud of yourself for staying on top of it!

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