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Basic Care  Your house may be your biggest investment. Learn how to maintain your home and your investment with simple tips and instructions. 


Annual Calendar
Monthly checklists of home maintenance activities.

First Year Maintenance
During the first year of a newly constructed house or after a remodeling job has been done, the house goes through a curing period.

Energy Efficiency
You can save dollars off your monthly energy bill by making your house energy efficient.

Adjusting Moisture and Humidity
Humidity is necessary for comfort and health. But too much or too little humidity can cause problems in your house.

Maintenance and Operation Instructions
Learn how to complete basic home maintenance through quick videos, photos and easy-to-follow checklists.

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This website offers suggestions for how you should properly maintain and operate your home. However, you should always refer to your builder warranty, maintenance and homeowner manual documents for the specific operation and maintenance requirements for your individual home and its equipment.