Home ownership is a joy…and sometimes a job. To help the place you call home treat you well, you have to treat it well. In order to do that – and reduce the frequency of big ticket repairs – performing small maintenance on a monthly basis is a good place to start! Replacing air filters, testing the smoke detectors, and flushing drains are just a few quick and inexpensive ways to show your home that you love it! ? For tips, visit HomeAdvisor Monthly Maintenance.