5 Things Homeowners Need to Do Once a Month 

Check and Change HVAC Filters: Regularly inspect and replace air filters in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to ensure efficient operation

Test Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Press the test button on smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to verify they are functioning properly and replace batteries as needed.

Inspect Fire Extinguishers: Check the pressure gauge on fire extinguishers and ensure they are easily accessible and not expired.

Clean Garbage Disposal: Run ice cubes and citrus peels through the garbage disposal to clean and deodorize it, preventing clogs and odors.

Inspect and Clean Gutters: Remove debris from gutters and downspouts to prevent water damage to your home's foundation and roof.

Check for Plumbing Leaks: Look for signs of leaks under sinks, around toilets, and near appliances like washing machines and dishwashers.

Inspect Roof: Look for missing or damaged shingles, signs of water damage, and debris on the roof. Schedule repairs as needed to prevent leaks.

Clean Refrigerator Coils: Vacuum refrigerator coils to remove dust and debris, improving energy efficiency and prolonging the life of the appliance.