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What Does it Take to Maintain a Home Each Year?

Being a homeowner has perks. You have privacy. You have freedom to do what you want with decor and style. As a homeowner you can decide to have a party that goes until 5am (if you're not too loud for your neighbors). It's great. But owning your home also means you have to take care of your home.

How do plan out your home's yearly maintenance? It's not easy figuring out what needs to be done and when...and how often...and planning the whole "maintain a home" thing. So we decided to help out and do it for you! Below you'll find a yearly homeowner's maintenance checklist, with tasks for each month.

Yearly Home Maintenance Checklist 

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Imagine tackling the year's maintenance needs one month at a time, with a few chores at a time. From gutter cleaning to furnace filter replacement, staying ahead of the curve on completing your chores will go a long ways toward keeping you sane.

The infographic-style checklist below is certainly printable. But we also put together actual printable documents, in full color or in black-and-white for you! You can click the button below the checklist for those resources.

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Download the Home Maintenance Checklist  

What other home maintenance needs do you perform? Let us know in the comments below!

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What Does it Take to Maintain a Home Each Year?

Being a homeowner has perks. You have privacy. You have freedom to do what you want with decor and style. As a homeowner you can decide to have a party that goes until 5am (if you're not too loud for your neighbors). It's great. But owning your home also means you have to take care of your home.

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