Kiser's Home Service & Repair, Inc.  :: Charlotte, NC

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Serving the Mint Hill, Matthews, Indian Trail, Stallings, Monroe
Pineville and the Charlotte area Since 1996

Woodwork Doors Windows Electrical Siding Wood Decay  Plumbing  Structural Repairs Columns Flooring  Guttering Brick Work Painting
Garage Doors Fencing Sheetrock / Drywall Framing Textured Ceilings

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Home Improvements, Renovations, Repairs & Handyman Services
Licensed Insured Bonded Professional Dependable Quality Work

Charlotte Better Business Bureau

Ph: 704-545-2834     Fax: 704-545-0822


Home Maintenance Checklist

Kiser's Home Service & Repairs, Inc. recommends that all homeowners do a visual inspection periodically to prevent major problems from occurring.  Spring and Fall are the best times to conduct your 6 month inspections.  If you notice any problems, be sure to call us immediately. 

   

Exterior Checklist

Frequency

     
Siding & Bricks: look for warping in siding and disintegration in bricks

Every 6 months

     
Doors and Windows: check for gaps in caulking and weather stripping; rotten wood frames or shutters; torn screens; locks working improperly Every 6 months
     
Gutters: check and remove any debris; insure water is draining away from the home Every 6 months
     
Roof: check for missing or cracked shingles Every 6 months
     
Decks & Patios: check for rotten or warping wood, loose railings, torn screens Every 6 months
     
Fences: check for rotten wood or rusted links Every 6 months
     
Trees: check for damaged branches or dead trees that may fall on the home during a major storm Every 6 months
     
Firewood/Woodpiles: make sure they are stacked properly and kept away from the home to prevent termite infestation Every 6 months
     
Heat Pumps: make sure outside unit is not obstructed to insure proper air flow Every 3 months
     
Outdoor electrical outlets and lights: test outlets and lights to insure they work properly Every 3 months
     
Outdoor faucets: make sure faucets are not leaking or dripping Monthly
     
     
Interior Checklist Frequency
     
Flooring: check for loose or squeaky floorboards; loose or torn carpeting; ripped or broken tile; scratches on wooden floors Once a year
     
Walls: check for cracks or warping in drywall Once a year
     
Interior Doors: check for squeaks and tight closures; insure that door knobs work properly Every 6 months
     
Ceilings: check for cracks and leaks Every 6 months
     
Basement or Crawl Spaces: check for cracks or any sign of dampness or leaks; check for possible rotten wood Every 6 months
     
Bath & Kitchen Tile: check for loose or bad grout; loose or cracked tiles Every 6 months
     
Exhaust Fans & Vents: check for debris and proper airflow Every 6 months
     
Ceiling Lights & Fans: check for proper working order Monthly
     
Plumbing: check all sink and tub faucets for leaks; check around base of toilets for leaks; check under sinks for possible water damage; check connections to washing machine and ice maker for possible leaks or loose fittings; check water heater for signs of leaks Monthly

 

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