How Do You Rate as a Homeowner? Are you killing the potential value of your home? You’ve all seen the neighbor on the block with the perfect yard and perfect paint job... where everything is neat as a pin. Is he or she just showing off? Or could they know something you don’t? The fact is, well-kept homes are worth more. New homebuyers want a near perfect house. Homes like this have higher value because they communicate that there will be fewer surprise repairs lurking for any new owner. They are also more attractive, are immediately ready for market and would command a higher price once there. Plus, it will close quicker than other homes that have not been similarly maintained. Take this quiz to see how you're progressing in making a your home more valuable. Click "Next" below to start your quiz! How often do you service your refrigerator?QuarterlyAnnuallyBi-annuallyWhat service?Don’t remember How often do you service your heating and A/C system?Semi-annuallyAnnuallyBi-annuallyWhat service?Don’t remember Do you know where your main water shut off valve is located?YesNo Do you know if main water shut off valve works?YesNo If you remember, how often have you cleaned your dryer duct from appliance to the outside?AnnuallyBi-annuallyEvery 5 yearsWhat service?Don’t remember If you have gutters on your roof how often do you clean them?AnnuallyQuarterlyWhen it rainsNever How often do you operate the small valves under your sinks and beside the toilet?QuarterlyAnnuallyEvery 2-3 yearsWhat valves? Have you tested the GFCI outlets in your home during the last year?YesNoWhat is GFI? Do you know how many parts of your home will need to be replaced in the next 5 years?YesNo When is the best time to replace worn out parts of your home?When they are no longer fashionableBefore the warranty is upAfter 5 yearsWhen they breakWhen they have reached their projected life even if working Do you know the remaining life of your roof?YesNo Faucet aerators can clog with debris slowing water flow. When were they last cleaned?The last time they cloggedAnnuallyNeverWhat is an aerator? Have you ever checked or serviced your faucets and tub/shower valves for proper operation?YesNo How often should you test the temperature pressure relief valve on your water heater?MonthlyQuarterlyAnnuallyNever Do you have non-expired fire extinguishers?YesNo What is the minimum number fire extinguishers every home should have?0123 or more Where should fire extinguishers be located?Select all that apply BBQ Bedroom Bathroom Kitchen Garage Living Room Time is Up!