May 29, 2009 Revision

Good maintenance descriptions

Good condition for all cement surfaces: Finished, No Aggregate (stones) Showing, Clean, No Flaking, Level - 
    No Raised/Misaligned Sections (curb, sidewalk, steps, front door landing)
Railing: Fixed and rigid, anchored securely, smooth paint
Parking spaces: Clearly marked and numbered, no oil, no crumbling
Driveway: Finished, no cracks or loose gravel, seal coated, no oil
Landscaping: no exposed trash, clear of clutter
Grass: Not higher than 6 inches depending on weather, trimmed, nothing in sidewalk, reasonably weed free
Trees: Appropriate height, no limb or root damage, do not restrict nor impede pathways
Large Bushes: Appropriate height, no dead limbs, does not impede windows or doorways, not against house or deck
Plantings: Trimmed, mulched, weeds under control
Fences: Unrestricted pathways behind homes, in good repair, approved style, stained
Sheds: Unrestricted pathways behind homes, in good repair, painted proper color TBD
Storm Door: Glass and screen not broken or torn; no chipped paint, door closes completely
Front Door: No chipping or peeling, closes completely, uniform style. Color Options TBD
Cedar Siding: No boards broken, rotting, loose or missing. Color options TBD
Front Porch: Not damaged, loose, chipped, or peeling; no exposed trash or trash cans
Front Light Fixture: Firmly attached; no broken or missing glass, style in compliance
Metal Roof: Not damaged, loose, rusted, chipped or peeling. Color options TBD
All Windows & Screens: Proper color and style. No chipping, peeling, rotting wood. No torn screen
All Soffits: Proper placement and color, not misaligned or missing
All Gutters & Downspouts: Not missing, damaged or loose; clear of debris; proper color
All Flashing: Not missing, damaged or loose; proper color
All Shingles: No missing or raised shingles; proper color
Firewall: No missing, damaged or loose, cedar or flashing: proper color
Garage Door: Not damaged, no chipping, proper color
Bricks: Clean, in good repair, mortar intact
House Numbers: Clearly visible from the road
Chimneys: Not loose, crooked or damaged.  Proper color
Fences: In good repair, stained, do not restrict pathways
Ponds: Clean and functioning
Back door: No chipping or peeling, closes completely, uniform style
Slider/French door: Proper color, no chipping or peeling, glass clear with no seal damage, closes completely
Deck: Appropriate size, color (TBD), railings and steps secure, no rotting wood, no exposed trash
Exposed Basement Wall: Proper color, no chipping or peeling paint, no moss, mold or stains
Sheds: Straight and level, no peeling stain, paint or rotting wood, securely fastened, does not restrict pathways
Back Light Fixtures: Firmly attached; no broken or missing glass, style in compliance
Retaining Wall: (where applicable) Stable, firm, clean, stained, in good condition


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