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Compass

2500 Bee Caves Building 3 Ste 200

Austin, TX 78746

Wendi Slaton Anderson

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Exterior




Roof and Gutters

Clear obstructions from vents, louvers and chimneys

Check trim for rot, decay and peeling paint

Inspect chimney for any loose or missing mortar


Windows and Doors

Look for and replace and broken or cracked window panes

Make sure all doors open and close smoothly

Check condition of weather stripping and caulking

Repaint or touch up where necessary

Test doorbell and alarm system

Clean windows to let in as much light as possible; clean window sills, tracks, blinds, etc.

Remedy squeaking and creaking


Exterior Walls

Check exterior walls for cracks

Replace loose or missing caulk

Repair drywall cracks and chips

Repair loose or damaged siding, stucco, brick, stone, etc.

Look for areas where insects may be entereing the home and seal; treat professionally if necessary


Driveway

Repair concrete or blacktop if necessary

Clean grease or other stains

Remove grass or weeks growing from driveway seams


Garage

Test garage door opener for smooth and quiet operation

Clean and organize the garage

Test electrical outlets

Lubricate hinges and other hardward on your garage door

Inspect doors and windows for any peeling paint

Put away tool that are considered dangerous


Foundation

Walk around and visually inspect for cracks; check walls, steps, retaining walls, walkways, and patios for disrupted areas - fix where necessary


Yard

Check sprinkler system for broken heads or cracked pipes

Adjust sprinklers which spray onto walkways

Mow and edge lawn; sod where necessary

Trim hedges, prune trees and shrubs

Weed and mulch flower beds





Interior




Walls and Ceilings

Repair cracks, holes, or damage to drywall

Check condition of paint and wallpaper

Repaint or touchup where necessary

Clean scuffs, fingerprints, grease, and dirt off of walls and baseboards

Think about changing any bold or unique colors to more neutral tones


Kitchen

Organize cabinets and pantry

Clean out and organize refridgerator

Check for leaks in faucets, pot fillers or hot water dispensers

Clean and polish all appliances

Clean and degrease exhaust fan or vent hood on stove

Remove accumlation of grease from cooking areas

Check for insects under sink or in food storage areas. Processionally treat if necessary.


Bathrooms

Check tile joints, grouting and caulking 

Remove mildew

Repair leaking faucets and shower heads

Check the condition of paint and/or wallpaper

Test operation of toilet and faucets


Attic Floors

Check underside of roof for leaks, stains, or dampness

Look around chimney for condensation or signs of water

Clean and clear ventilation openings if necessary

Clean out stored junk

Inspect for creaking boards, loose, missing or cracked tiles and worn areas

Test the staircases for loose handrails or posts or worn tread


Basement

Check for signs of dampness, cracked walls or damaged floors and ceilings





Mechanical Systems




Electrical

Check exposed wiring and outlets for signs of wear or damage. 

Repair and test switches and outlets.

If any part of your electrical system is in question, hire a professional to service it.


Plumbing

Check water pressure when faucets in bathroom(s) and kitchen are turned on. 

Look for leaks at faucets, sink traps, and valves.

Clear slow-running or clogged drains. 

Have septic systems serviced and emptied if necessary.

If any part of your plumbing system is in question, hire a professional to service it.

Heating and Cooling

Change or clean furnace and air conditioning filters.

Clear and clean areas around heating and cooling equipment. 

Have equipement serviced if needed.

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