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Best Home Maintenance App

05-11-17 8:8 AM by HomeID
Best Home Maintenance App

What is a Home Maintenance App?

When it comes to maintaining your home, it is important to think of it in the same way that you think about your body. You only have one body, and it is therefore important to take care of yourself, go to the doctor for check-ups and shots and the dentist for cleanings. If you do not maintain your health, your life will not be as fulfilling and you will most likely not be able to live your life to your full potential. Think about your car. Do you buy it from the dealership, never clean it, never get an oil change or replace your tires? If that is the case, your car is likely to be in very bad shape and would not be expected to last as long as it could.

When owning a home, it is important that you look at it in the same way as maintaining your health or your car. Your house is one of the largest assets you own. It would be a shame not to keep up with the maintenance that it needs over the years. If you do not follow a maintenance routine or make repairs in a prompt manner, your house will devaluate, causing it to be harder to sell in the future.

But how do you know when your house requires maintenance? Simply waiting until things break is not a good home maintenance schedule. With the help of an app such as HomeID that has a built-in customizable home maintenance checklist, maintaining your home can now be both simple and effective.

Top 3 benefits of Home Maintenance Apps

Every home is built differently and therefore requires its own unique attention when it comes to maintenance. A homeowner must consider how old the home is, the materials that were used to build it, the appliances that are inside the home, etc. In fact, if a homeowner does not keep up with the maintenance of certain systems in their home, the warranties on those products could become void and therefore will not be covered when it needs to be repaired.

Home maintenance costs can be extremely expensive. They are even more expensive if the home is not maintained on a consistent basis. In this day and age, many of us find ourselves to be too busy to remember to keep up with the maintenance of our homes.

This is why a home maintenance app is the ultimate tool you need to customize your maintenance checklist and to be able to rely on to notify you when your next task is due. With a home maintenance app, you could avoid expensive repairs, regulate your home security, and extend the life of the systems and appliances in your home.

Avoid Expensive Repairs

Investing time and money into the maintenance of your home may not always be easy. However, the money it would cost to repair items that have broken down due to the lack of maintenance is far more expensive. With a home maintenance app, an abundance of costly repairs could be avoided.

Storm Drains

We always hear about how important it is to clean out our storm drains each year. But just how vital can this really be? If storm drains are not cleaned out, an abundance of dirt, leaves and other debris will get stuck in the tracks and make it so there is little room for it to transport water. This will cause water to overflow from the storm drain and increase the likelihood of water damaging the exterior and even the interior of your home, which could cost thousands of dollars to repair.


Program your home maintenance app to notify you to inspect your basement and foundation for signs of water damage, cracks in drywall, uneven flooring, etc., to ensure that there are no cracks in your foundation at least once a year. If a crack goes unnoticed or is not tended to, this could result in a costly repair exceeding several thousand dollars. Water intrusion could lead to the growth of bio-organic spores or even mold. Your home could also suffer from insect or pest infestations.


If you live in an area that is not prone to much rain, it is likely that you have not hired anyone to inspect your roof. If this is the case, it is possible that your roof may be prone to leaking, but you have not discovered it yet.

One place you can look to see if any water intrusion has occurred, is inside the attic. If there are any signs of water stains, that means that some leaking has occurred, and it is strongly advised that you immediately hire a roofing contractor to come out and repair the area. Of course, if it is raining and the roof is leaking, it is advised that you immediately call a roofing contractor to repair the area as well.

To avoid a costly repair, set a reminder on your home maintenance app for your roof to be inspected twice a year. The cost of getting your roof inspected is nowhere comparable to the cost of replacing rotting wood.

HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning)

Heating and air conditioning units are not cheap. Keeping up with the maintenance on your air conditioner and furnace is therefore extremely important, to ensure that the systems are working to their full potential. Set a reminder on your home maintenance app every 30-90 days to change out your air filters.


It typically would cost you about $10 to buy a caulk gun. Buy it once and touch up the caulking around your bathtub, showers, sinks and windows once a year to prevent water damage that could lead to health issues linked to the exposure of harmful molds. Utilizing a home maintenance app to help remind you to perform this simple task can save you thousands in the long-run!

Regulate Home Security

There are a number of systems and appliances in your home that work to protect your family from theft or harm. But if these are not maintained, they could likely fail you when you need them most!

For example, GFCI outlets are installed in wet areas such as your bathroom, kitchen or garage to help protect you and your family from electrical shocks. It is advised that these are tested once a month by clicking the Test button and ensuring the Reset button pops out. If the Reset button does not pop out, that means the outlet likely has to be replaced.

In fact, these outlets are only intended to last up to ten years! Let’s also not forget about carbon monoxide (CO) and fire detectors! If the batteries in them are dead, you and your family could be at risk of being poisoned by CO, or your belongings could be charred from a kitchen fire without even seeing it coming.

Extend the Life of the Systems and Appliances in Your Home

Appliances and products are only expected to last a certain number of years. Over some time, they will need to be replaced. Replacing items such as your refrigerator or windows in your home could get rather expensive! That is why it is imperative that you maintain these items to extend their life span and keep them working to their full potential for as long as you can.

Advantages of Choosing HomeID

HomeID is a fully-integrated home management SaaS that was created to enrich the lives of homeowners. One major aspect of being a homeowner, is maintaining your largest investment - your home! Given our busy lives, however, it is harder than ever to remember to clean out your storm drains or check the batteries in your fire detector. That is where HomeID comes in!

HomeID utilizes a simple and easy to use home maintenance calendar, accompanied by a library of home maintenance how-to’s categorized by season and popularity. HomeID users are able to customize their calendar to their individual needs and even populate home maintenance tasks of their own.

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