Maintenance Tips & Schedules

We want to help you keep your new Taylor Morrison home as beautiful as it was the day you moved in. Keeping your home maintained and in working order can minimize costly repairs. We've created a maintenance schedule to assist you in keeping your Taylor Morrison home looking great for years to come.

Taylor Morrison Home Item

What To Do

When

HVAC - Filters

Clean or replace air filters regularly to prevent unit malfunctioning.

Monthly

HVAC - Gas Furnace

If you have a gas furnace, an authorized technician should review it at least once per year for proper functioning and venting.

Yearly

Appliances

As a general rule, be sure to keep all appliances clean from lint, grease, and grime. Particularly around moving parts (ignition switches, seals, agitators, etc) make sure working area is clean to prevent malfunctioning. Check owners manual for specific requirements of each appliance.

Monthly

Cabinets

Wipe down wood cabinets with a non-abrasive cleaner. Apply lubricant to drawers and hinges to prevent rusting/sticking.

As Needed

Tile, Stainless, and Fiberglass surfaces and fixtures

Always clean with non-abrasive cleansers to prevent scratching or damage.

As Needed

Carpet

Vacuum at least once a week. Clean professionally at least once a year. Contact your carpet installer to determine an appropriate stain remover, and use IMMEDIATELY upon staining.

Weekly

Countertops

Always clean countertops with a non-abrasive cleanser or a soapy cloth. Always use a trivet or hot pad when placing hot items on the counter. Check caulk/replace caulk if necessary at all counter joints.

As Needed

Disposal

Always run cold water when disposal is in use. Add a tray of ice cubes to running disposal monthly.

As Needed

Fireplace

Clean your fireplace and have an expert clean your fireplace flu. This will prevent unnecessary buildup, which can cause poor drafting.

Yearly

Roof

Have a roofing professional inspect your roof at least once every three years. If a leak occurs, call a professional. Never remove flashing or roof tiles.

Three Years

Smoke Detectors

Check your smoke detectors by pressing "test" once every month. Replace backup batteries when unit signals.

Monthly

Water Heater

Keep your water heater at a reasonable temperature, about 130 degrees. Drain the water heater about once a year to flush any residue.

As Needed