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Calendar of the most important items of Church Building Maintenance
|Visually check gutters, rainwater downpipes, gullies and roofs
|Visually check roofs. Clear any concealed valleys in roofs. Test all smoke detectors.
|Test all portable electrical appliances.
|Remove all ivy and other vegetation from walls. Spray weedkiller around base of church on paths.
|Check roofs of church for insect attack; check all timber and furniture and treat if necessary.
|Check electrical installation and carry out necessary maintenance
|Remove any weeds that have grown around the base of the church and its walls.
|Check heating and carry out annual maintenance. Check fire extinguishers and maintain. Check all smoke detectors.
|Visually check gutters, downpipes and gullies. Annual check of gas installations and appliances by Gas Safe registered contractor.
|Rod drains. Inspect roof for leaks.
|Oil all locks and hinges. Check boundary walls, gates and trees. Test gutters, rainwater pipes and gullies by flushing with water.
|Visually check all gutters, downpipes and gullies.
|Every 2/3 years
|Clean down all internal decorated surfaces.
|Every 5 years
|Test lightning conductor. Test electrical installations. Redecorate external wood and metal work.
|Every 7 years