At WR Builders, we believe not only in giving you the best possible construction; we also know that any home or commercial building needs maintenance as well. We will send a team of inspectors out to make sure that your building(s) are ready for Spring or Winter. Here’s a list of some of the items that we will check for you:

Spring Maintenance Checklist

Foundation/Masonry/Exterior

  • Check chimneys for loose, deteriorated brick or missing mortar.
  • Check basement and crawl space for moisture or leakage after wet weather.
  • Check all decks, patios, porches, stairs and railings for loose components and deterioration.
  • Check foundation and attic vent screens for damage or blockage.

Roof

  • Check for open seams, blisters, debris, standing water or bald areas on flat roofs.
  • Check for any evidence of water penetration in attic and ceilings after wet weather.
  • Check flashings around all roof penetrations and sidewalls.
  • Check antenna and satellite dish supports and flashings for possible leak sources.

Interior/Plumbing

  • Check water heater for leaks and corrosion. Flush water heater per manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Check lawn sprinkler system for leaky valves and ensure sprinkler heads are working and adjusted properly.
  • Check all tile joints for adequate grout
  • Check caulking around showers, bathtubs, sinks, and toilet bases.

Fall Maintenance Checklist

Foundation/Masonry/Exterior

  • Check chimneys for loose, deteriorated brick or missing mortar
  • Check for loose or missing glazing putty.
  • Check caulking for deterioration of all openings and joints between wood and masonry.
  • Check weather-stripping for deterioration and damage.

Roofs

  • Check for any evidence of water penetration in attic and ceilings after wet weather.
  • Check flashing around all roof penetrations and sidewalls.
  • Trim back all tree limbs and vegetation away from roof.

Plumbing/Heating/Cooling

  • Lubricate fan motor bearings.
  • Check fan belt tension on furnace blower motor.
  • Have the septic tank cleaned and inspected every two years.