A house is one of the last hand-built products left in the world. Once your home was built, the components interact with you, with one another, and with the environment. Your house and property requires constant maintenance to ensure that it maintains its value, beauty, safety, and efficiency.
You're proud of your home and want to keep it functioning properly and looking as clean and appealing as possible. No matter how hard we try, we know that there's always something that needs to be done around the house. I'm also sure that most of us are not even aware of all of the things that you should be doing around your home to keep it safe, operating efficiently, and ensuring that it is properly maintained.
There are also numerous other factors to consider and to address when you become a homeowner. You should be aware that it is your responsibility to plan for life threatening issues like emergency planning, safety, and environmental hazards so that you can keep yourself and your family prepared if an emergency arises. You'll also find numerous safety checklists in this manual to ensure that your family and guest are not exposed to a dangerous situation on your property.
You'll want to protect the major investment that you've made in your home by maximizing your property's resell value, maintain its overall appearance, while giving you the piece of mind knowing that everything in your home is working as intended by the builder and manufacturers. The maintenance and cleaning section of this manual provides you with a basic understanding of how your house and its components work and operate, as well as, cleaning tips and preventive maintenance measures that you should take to keep this components operating at peak performance.
The best way to guarantee that you are addressing everything associated with your home is to incorporate various checklist as you work around your home. You'll find checklist here that help you organize important phone numbers and contact lists, perform preventive maintenance, and conduct safety checks at your property. These comprehensive lists can be utilized as they are printed or adapted by you to meet your specific needs.
This comprehensive manual provides you with 12 steps to follow as you begin to address everything that is required of you, the homeowner. Once you've completed the manual and organized your home you'll feel much better knowing that everything is operating at peak efficiency in the safe and clean environment that you've created. You'll also feel much more knowledgable about your home by knowing that important information is documented and that you've spent the time to organize data, materials, and tools.