5 DIY Fixes to get Ready for your Home Inspection

5 DIY Fixes to get Ready for your Home Inspection

Breeze through your home inspection with these DIY fixes that you may overlook when getting your home ready to sell.

1. Change furnace filter.

If you do not remember when you last changed your furnace filter then chances it is long overdue. Depending on the size of the filter, you should change the filter every few months to once a year. Luckily, it is easy to change. Turn off your furnace, find and remove the old filter, measure to double check the size needed, then replace with the same size filter, and turn the furnace back on.

2. Spray lubricant on garage door track

Make sure your garage door does not stick for your home inspector. Spray some garage door lubricant to make sure it glides effortlessly.

3. Vacuum bathroom exhaust grill

Do not let potential buyers or home inspector look up in your bathroom and say yuck. Take your vacuum and clean off the exhaust grills in your bathrooms.

4. Vacuum laundry exhaust grill

While you are cleaning the bathroom exhausts do not forget your laundry room often has one too and give it a vacuum clean as well.

5. Clean kitchen exhaust in dishwasher

The stove exhaust in your kitchen tends to be out of sight out of mind, but it could not be easier to clean. Just pop it off and run it through the dishwasher to remove all the greasy buildup.