spring cleaning

Hello, May! Your May To-Do List!

This month, we would like to focus on maintenance that will increase your energy efficiency at home.

Photo: The kitchen remodel of one of our clients in Belmont Heights, CA. To see more photos of this home, click  here .

Photo: The kitchen remodel of one of our clients in Belmont Heights, CA. To see more photos of this home, click here.

Here is your May home maintenance to do list!

  1. Clean your windows and window screens. This will allow you to enjoy the natural ventilation of your home.
  2. Optimize your thermostat or install a thermostat to use your energy efficiently.
  3. Clean your AC units.
  4. Check all appliances for buildup and clean.
  5. Seal all cracks around doors and windows.
  6. Lower your water temperature.

For detailed information on each task, coverhound.com offers a blog post on this topic here.

For a printable to-do list, click here.

Hello, April! Your April To-Do List!

It's April, and here is your April To-Do list! Spring cleaning!

Home Remodel in Belmont Heights, CA. For more photos of this remodel, click  here .

Home Remodel in Belmont Heights, CA. For more photos of this remodel, click here.

  1. Replace your air conditioning filter
  2. Clean and repair gutters and downspouts
  3. Check attic vents and power vent fans
  4. Cut trees and shrubs away from house
  5. Clean out and organize garage

For detailed information and ideas to complete each task, Danny Lipford from Today's Homeowner provides a blog post on these.

You can download a printable To-Do list here.

HAPPY CLEANING!

Hello, March! Your March To-Do List!

With Spring just a few weeks away, here is the To-Do list to prepare your home for Spring! Kiplinger.com offers some things to check in your home.

Photo: Kitchen Remodel in Belmont Shore, CA. You can find more photos of this remodel  here .

Photo: Kitchen Remodel in Belmont Shore, CA. You can find more photos of this remodel here.

  1. Inspect your air conditioning unit
  2. Install a programmable thermostat, if you don't have one already
  3. Caulk the cracks on doors and windows
  4. Clean out the gutters
  5. Clean and check your roof for any leaks
  6. Pressure wash your home
  7. Clean your windows
  8. Check your deck if it needs repairs
  9. Have your chimney cleaned
  10. Tune up your lawn mower

For more information on these items you can check kiplinger.com's blog here.

Contact Kaplan Construction at 562-495-0483 or via email for caulking and insulation work, heating and furnace replacement, and new window installation.

You can find a downloadable To-Do List here.