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Monthly Home Maintenance

Monthly Home Maintenance in Chatham, New Jersey

AIP Mobility Plus

Provides Full Service Home Maintenance

When you need an extra pair of hands around the house to fix that squeaky, sticking front door, turn off and drain the sprinklers or replace a window call AIP Mobility Plus.

We are a provider of local Home Maintenance in New Jersey ready to serve you.
Our yearly home maintenance plan fees are based on size, age, and type of property you have. We have several set plans and can customize our service to fit your unique needs.

Interior and Exterior Home Maintenance is dull and routine. however, it must be done if you want to maintain the value you’ve added to your home.

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Our Full Service Quarterly Home Maintenance Program

Spring

  • Turn OFF gas furnace/fireplace pilot lights.
  • Test sump pump before spring thaw.
  • Clean chimney if needed.
  • Clear gutters & downspouts & be sure water flows away from the foundation. Fix any leaks or misalignment.
  • Clean windows, replace storm windows with screens- fix as needed.
  • Clean out basement window wells
  • Clean & set-up patio furniture
  • Daylight Savings–turn on & off circuit breakers & shutoff valves & test GFI outlets.
  • Check smoke & carbon monoxide detectors & replace batteries annually.
  • Test temperature and pressure relief valve on hot water tank
  • Change HVAC air filters
  • Uncover AC units & open water spigots
  • Flush out hot water tank to remove any sediment
  • Vacuum under refrigerator and clean condenser coils
  • Defrost freezer whenever frost is 1/4” thick.
  • Clean out basement window wells & under decks.
  • *Lawn irrigation activation
  • *Power washing (siding/porch/patio/deck)
  • *Septic tank Maintenance
  • *Pool/ Hot Tub service
  • *Carpet/couch/curtain cleaning
  • *Dryer vent cleaning
  • *Rake, aerate and fertilize lawn.

Summer

  • Repair any cracks in foundation, siding or roof.
  • Clean faucet aerators and shower heads.
  • Change refrigerator water/air filters
  • Vacuum refrigerator coils & clean door seal
  • Change/clean de-humidifier filters
  • Check carbon monoxide/fire alarm/thermostat & replace batteries
  • Flip/rotate mattresses
  • Dust higher up light fixtures
  • Clean shower & faucet heads
  • Vacuum vent covers
  • Check and repair caulk and grout in bathroom or kitchen.
  • Re-glaze windows if needed.
  • Monitor basement humidity– less than 60%.
  • Clean or replace any air conditioning filters.
  • Check basement pipes for condensation– insulate cold water pipes and reduce humidity.
  • Check air conditioning system– clean filters & service every 2 yrs.
  • Seal off any holes in exterior that could be entry point for small pests and bugs.
  • Remove any plants/roots that penetrate the siding or brick.
  • Inspect pipes for leaks.
  • Test GFI outlets for proper operations
  • Clean and lubricate sliding door tracks and garage door tracks.
  • *Lawn fertilization
  • *Pool/Hot tub service

Fall

  • Clean and store patio furniture.
  • Trim trees touching roof or gutters.
  • Check & clean the gutters and downspouts again for accumulated seeds and leaves.
  • Drain outside water spigots and store hoses.
  • Change HVAC air filters
  • HVAC service (furnace /boiler)
  • Clean out basement window wells
  • Clean outdoor grill
  • Dryer vent cleaning
  • Clean and store patio furniture
  • Check caulk and weather stripping around windows and doors–repair as needed. Make sure all close properly.
  • Check chimney flues for obstructions/bird nests.
  • Service heating system annually-well running furnace will increase efficiency.
  • Prune and trim trees & shrubs and remove debris that may attract insects/pest within 1 foot of your house.
  • Rake and fertilize the lawn.
  • Sharpen lawn mower blades.
  • Check snow blower is in working order.
  • Clean, sharpen & store garden tools.
  • Turn gas pilot light ON.
  • Replace screens with storm windows
  • *Pool/Hot tub service
  • *Dryer vent cleaning
  • *Lawn aeration and fertilization
  • *Lawn irrigation blow-out
  • *Install a programmable thermostat and program it to fit your schedule

Winter

  • Pour water mixture down all drains.
  • Clean out dishwasher food filters and clean door seal
  • Daylight Savings–turn on & off circuit breakers & shutoff valves & test GFI outlets.
  • Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Clean kitchen and bathroom exhaust fans.
  • Change / clean humidifier filters
  • Check fire escape routes, door and window locks and lighting around house to be safe.
  • Watch that any air vents indoor and outdoor are not blocked by snow or debris.
  • Check furnace filters monthly– change as needed.
  • Test well water annually.
  • If you haven’t changed all yet, change out lights to Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFL).
  • Use LED lights at the holidays– saves money.
  • Dust higher light fixtures
  • Vacuum refrigerator coils & clean door seal
  • Clean shower & faucet heads
  • Clean stove and range hood and filter
  • Vacuum vent covers
  • Check carbon monoxide/fire alarm/thermostat & replace batteries
  • Check fire extinguisher(s) pressure/replace as needed

*We will schedule and oversee all 3rd party servicing

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Let AIP Mobility Plus Detail your Home

Perhaps you are thinking about getting ready to list the home for sale?
Or will be having that Big Birthday or Anniversary party?
Or maybe just want to de-clutter?

  • De-clutter and find storage if needed (we have a team member who was in the military and moved every 2 years when transferred… very experienced)
  • Clean the baseboards
  • Set-up/take down/repair screens
  • Coordinate
  • Install storm windows and doors
  • Manage/attend 3rd party services(e.g. painters, cable I.T etc.)
  • Dust the furniture and cobwebs
  • Evaluate/clean rugs
  • Clean windows
  • Clean the light switches
  • Replace light bulbs
  • Spot clean the walls
  • Clean and wipe down the washer & dryer
  • Check and replace grout/caulking for counter/shower/tubs
  • Clean the shower and faucet heads
  • Clean and vacuum the floor & bathroom vents
  • Service/fix doors, knobs & sliding doors
  • Order/ deliver firewood

If transitioning to a new living space, we can quickly prepare your home for a sale in the real estate market. Additionally, Our network of antique dealers and auction houses are able to give you or the estate the opportunity to maximize the assets in the home without the added work of going through the yard sale or estate sale process and intrusion.

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