11 Simple Home Maintenance Jobs You Need To Know


Home maintenance means more than just doing repairs. After you buy a home, keeping it in great shape will help protect you investment down the road. ย There are some tasks that you can do to make your home look better, and there are other jobs that need to be done to keep things from breaking down. There are a few easy home maintenance tips that you should follow to keep your home in good shape.

Key Take-Aways

An ounce of prevention is cheaper than a pound of cure

Some of these items can be done by the home-owner

Some should to be done by professionals

All of them can save expensive repairs down the road

1Refinishing the Floors

2Clean Your Gutters

3Have the Chimney Swept

4Change Your Filters Regularly

5Power Wash the Deck

6Repaint When Necessary

7Re-caulk Around the Windows

8Roof Inspection

9Water Heater Maintenance

10Test Alarms

11Vacuum Refrigerator


  1. Home maintenance can be tiring but it’s worth it. A well-maintained home is a good investment after all.

  2. i think it is common knowledge that if you want your house to be able to withstand wear and tear for years… one must take good care of it… have a weekly cleaning activity… no need to hire a professional… don’t be such a lazy ass… dusting can be done by you and your family…

  3. I hate sweeping the chimneys because I have a huge fear of heights. I tried to do it several times but I just can’t do it.

  4. treat your house as your home… if one would just do the extra effort of just making your household more conducive for living… plus your home is a clear reflection of you… so makes things clean… and live a happier life

  5. Great article! Every home owner should do these simple home maintenance jobs regularly to keep the house in tiptop shape.

  6. Great tips! I don’t like doing these chores but I have to do it since it’ll cost a lot if I ask someone else do it for me.

  7. Articles like this really help people a lot especially those who are too busy to remember things. As simple as these things may appear, it really helps a lot in preventing future problems.

  8. Those are some useful tips for home maintenance. Never heard of fridge vacuuming. I’ll be sure to remember that one. Change your filters regularly is a very useful tip. You don’t want to be breathing in toxic air like carbon monoxide during the year.