Home Maintenance Checklist

Coast Community Connections Ageing & Disability Services runs a dedicated Home Maintenance service for locals aged over 65.

The Home Maintenance services are designed to provide maintenance and repair of the home, garden or yard that is necessary for the safety, security and/or well being of the residents. Home Maintenance services can not always be provided in an emergency, so it is important to consistently check for items that need addressing as they happen.

In the lead up to Seniors Week in March, we are encouraging locals to use the following checklist to do an assessment of their home.

For assistance with maintenance tasks, phone our Ageing & Disability Services team on 4343 1888.

Click here to download a printable version of the Home Maintenance Checklist.



Minor Carpentry

Doors/Screen Doors; scraping/binding, faulty locks/handles, loose hinges, flyscreen replacement.

Windows; difficult to slide, sash windows not staying up. Damaged gyprock, rotted floor boards or raised coverings.




Minor Plumbing

Internal; Taps - dripping, leaking, hard to turn on/off.

Toilets - leaking, continually running, wetness around base of pan on floor.

Shower bases - leaking dampness on surrounding floors.

External; Leaking water pipes, garden taps. Hot water services - faulty/leaking.

Downpipes/Gutters - leaking or damaged, rusted or leaking roofs.




Minor Electrical

Cracked or faulty light switches, power points, ceiling fans, faulty fuses, stove elements.




Furniture & Fittings

Repairs to broken chair backs, tables, kitchen cupboards, drawers/runners.




External Maintenance

Gate repairs/latches, fence pailings, damaged pathways/steps, loose railings, rotted barge & fascias, damaged cladding.

Gutter cleans, One Off yard & rubbish clearance.

Supply & Install Keylock boxes.




Lawn & Garden Maintenance

Access pruning

Referral to Ongoing L&G services.