HOMECARETips January July You can keep your home in top shape with simple tasks throughout the year. This February March August May June September October November December month, be sure to: . Replace or clean furnace filter. Clean filters for kitchen exhaust fans. . Drain outside faucets and winterize sprinkler system . Check driveway for cracks. Fill cracks and reseal as needed Test smoke detectors . Check septic system drain field for flooding. Drain approximately 2 gallons from water heater to eliminate sediment. as necessary crumbling mortar . Pass a lit candle around doors and windows to check for drafts. Weather strip . Examine chimney. Clean flue; repair any cracks in flue or any loose or Everett House, Realtor Licensed in VA Military veteran... know what it means to serve When you need a realtor, call a veteran CENTURY 21 New Millennium 703.477.3003 703.753.7910 FINE HOMES ESTATES 85 Garrett Street Warrenton, VA 20186 are registered service marks owned by Century 21 Real Estate LLC. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each office is independently owned and operated.