energy efficiency upgrades
Some home maintenance companies offer energy efficiency upgrades. These may include installation of energy efficiency devices including timers, programmable thermostats and motion sensors, and the installation or service of energy efficient lighting, energy efficient windows, insulation and more.
Also known as: home efficiency audits, home energy efficiency inspections
Home inspections ensure homes are in good repair and identify needed maintenance times and repairs. Most good home maintenance program providers offer regular home inspections for interiors and exteriors to make sure homes are in good repair and identify areas that need upkeep or repairs. Some companies even offer inspections of major home appliances and systems to verify they are functioning safely and properly.
Also known as: interior home inspection, exterior home inspection, home maintenance inspection
home maintenance program
Home maintenance programs are services offered to homeowners to help them maintain the value and physical structure of their home through regular inspections, preventative maintenance, home repairs and general upkeep services.
Also known as: home maintenance services
When damage or wear and tear is found, home repairs are often required to fix the problem. Most home maintenance companies offer some general home repairs and maintenance. Larger repairs, major system or appliance repairs, and specialty repairs may need to be referred to contractors who have more experience with those certain repairs.
Also known as: repairs, renovations
home system and appliance maintenance
Home systems such as plumbing, electrical, and heating and cooling systems, and major appliances need routine maintenance to keep them running at peak performance. Some appliances even require regular maintenance to ensure the validity of warranties and extended guarantees. Some home maintenance contractors are able to check out home systems and appliances for wear, damage, and other problems that can be addressed or repaired before the entire system or appliance needs to be replaced.
Also known as: major appliance inspection, major appliance maintenance, routine maintenance for home appliances, home system maintenance
preventative home maintenance
As homes are lived in and as they age, items need to be repaired, replaced and upgraded. Preventative home maintenance services can prevent damage and larger repairs by finding and fixing small problems before they get bigger. This includes exterior preventative maintenance to roofing, decks, home foundations, siding, windows and more; and interior maintenance to major home appliances, home systems, flooring, windows, walls, fixtures and more.
Also known as:
safety equipment maintenance
Checking and maintaining safety equipment including smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers, is a service many good home maintenance program providers offer. Most provide this service on a semi-annual or annual basis to meet manufacturer requirements or city or state laws.
Also known as: safety equipment inspections, home safety equipment repairs
Various seasons require maintenance and preparation. Some home maintenance programs offer seasonal visits to inspect your home for needed maintenance and repair, and to ready homes for the unique features of each season. This may include winterizing, rain protection, heat protection, leaf removal and gutter cleanout, and more.
Also known as: winterizing, seasonal home inspections
Winterizing and weatherizing services can include gutter cleaning, insulation, sealing cracks and gaps in exterior walls, upgrading windows and other home efficiency features, waterproofing, roof inspections, cold weather protection and more. These services protect homes during the colder and rainier months, preventing damage from winter storms and keeping winter heating costs lower.
Also known as: weatherizing, home winterizing, winterizing services
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