The Countryhouses


Closing Checklist
_____ TURN OFF BREAKER(S) FOR HOT WATER HEATER. FAILURE TO DO THIS FIRST CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE TO WATER HEATER.

_____ CLOSE MAIN WATER VALVE UNDER KITCHEN SINK (LEFT SIDE - TURN TO CLOSED POSITION)

_____ OPEN MASTER DRAIN UNDER KITCHEN SINK (RIGHT SIDE - TURN TO OPEN POSITION) (WINTER ONLY)

_____ OPEN OUTSIDE HOSE BIB (WINTER ONLY)

OPEN INSIDE VALVES (WINTER ONLY)
_____ KITCHEN SINK
_____ MAIN BATHROOM SINK
_____ MAIN BATHROOM TUB
_____ FLUSH MAIN BATHROOM TOILET
_____ BEDROOM BATHROOM SINK
_____ BEDROOM SHOWER
_____ FLUSH BEDROOM BATHROOM TOILET

PUT ANTIFREEZE IN DRAINS & TOILETS (WINTER ONLY):

_____ KITCHEN SINK (1/4 CUP)
_____ MAIN BATHROOM SINK (1/4 CUP)
_____ MAIN BATHROOM TUB (1/4 CUP)

MAIN BATHROOM TOILET
_____ TANK (1/4 CUP)
_____ BOWL (1/2 CUP)

_____ BEDROOM BATHROOM SINK (1/4 CUP)
_____ BEDROOM BATHROOM SHOWER (1/4 CUP)

BEDROOM BATHROOM TOILET
_____ TANK (1/4 UP)
_____ BOWL (1/2 CUP)

_____ TURN OFF ALL WALL HEATERS

_____ UNPLUG ALL KITCHEN APPLIANCES EXCEPT REFRIGERATOR

_____ UNPLUG TV AND ANY OTHER DEVICES

LOCK WINDOWS & CLOSE DRAPES/BLINDS
_____ KITCHEN DOOR & WINDOW
_____ DINNING ROOM PATIO DOOR
_____ LIVING ROOM PATIO DOOR
_____ LIVING ROOM WINDOW
_____ GUEST BEDROOM WINDOW
_____ MASTER BEDROOM WINDOW
_____ BATHROOM WINDOW

_____ CHECK FIREPLACE DOOR IS CLOSED (WINTER ONLY)

_____ TURN OFF ALL LIGHTS
 
Opening Checklist

_____ CLOSE OUTSIDE HOSE BIB
(WINTER ONLY)

CLOSE INSIDE VALVES (WINTER ONLY)
_____ KITCHEN SINK
_____ MAIN BATHROOM SINK
_____ MAIN BATHROOM TUB
_____ FLUSH MAIN BATHROOM TOILET
_____ BEDROOM BATHROOM SINK
_____ BEDROOM SHOWER
_____ FLUSH BEDROOM BATHROOM TOILET

_____ CLOSE MASTER DRAIN UNDER KITCHEN SINK (RIGHT SIDE - TURN TO CLOSE POSITION) (WINTER ONLY)

_____ OPEN MAIN WATER VALVE UNDER KITCHEN SINK (LEFT SIDE - TURN TO OPEN POSITION)

_____ OPEN SINK HOT WATER FAUCET TO ALLOW AIR TO ESCAPE

_____ TURN ON RED BREAKER(S) FOR HOT WATER HEATER.
FAILURE TO DO THIS LAST CAN RESULT IN DAMAGE TO WATER HEATER

List courtesy of Bill Sullivan.