It’s Spring!  What are some of the items a building owner should be checking?

  • Deck/patio for mold and mildew.
  • Deck/patio slant so that water drains away from the house.
  • Hoses and outdoor facets to confirm they are working properly.
  • Gutters and downspouts for repairs or clogs.
  • Sprinklers for leaks or necessary adjustments.
  • All air filters. Replace where needed.
  • Windows and screens for damage.
  • Air conditioners and/or HVAC systems for proper performance.
  • Dryer vents and hoses for debris or obstructions.
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors for proper performance.
  • Kitchen and bathroom exhaust fans for debris, clogs and proper performance.
  • Caulking in showers, tubs, and sinks.
  • Roofs for leaks, cracks, broken shingles. Don’t forget to check the flashings.

For a more detailed HEALTHY BUILDINGS CHECKLIST, email a request to jm@baxtergroupinc.com.

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