Monthly Home Maintenance Safety Checklist
Smoke detectors & carbon monoxide detectors; test & check batteries
Install alarm system or devices & test operating condition.
Check flashlights & batteries where you have placed for emergencies; have back‐up batteries
Replace or clean all filters where needed in heat/air unit, at return vents, room air conditioner, air purifier machines, etc.
Hot water heater sediment removal by draining 2 gallons of water or have professional check
Replace carbon cartridge of water filter
Inspect fire extinguishers for proper working condition & check gauge for charge.
Check fireplace monthly when using for creosol buildup.
Clean & check for damage on stovepipe if you have one on your chimney.
Inspect & clean pads or plated in humidifier or have professional inspect.
Check breaker box monthly or have a professional, especially if fuses blow or trip often.