2500 Bee Caves Building 3 Ste 200

Austin, TX 78746

Wendi Slaton Anderson

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  • Organize cabinets and pantry
  • Clean out and organize refrigerator
  • 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 accumulation of grease from cooking areas
  • Check for insects under sink or in food storage areas. Professionally treat if necessary.

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


  • 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


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 entering the home and seal; treat professionally if necessary


  • 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


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

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


  • Test garage door opener for smooth and quiet operation
  • Clean and organize the garage
  • Test electrical outlets
  • Lubricate hinges and other hardware on your garage door
  • Inspect doors and windows for any peeling paint
  • Put away tool that are considered dangerous


  • Repair concrete or blacktop if necessary
  • Clean grease or other stains
  • Remove grass or weeks growing from driveway seams

Mechanical Systems

Heating and Cooling

  • Change or clean furnace and air conditioning filters.
  • Clear and clean areas around heating and cooling equipment. 
  • Have equipment serviced if needed.


  • 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.


  • 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.

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