Building Preventive Maintenance Checklist


Maintaining the integrity and functionality of your building is essential to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for occupants.

The Building Preventive Maintenance Checklist is designed to help you systematically inspect, assess, and address potential maintenance issues before they become significant problems.

By adhering to regular preventive maintenance, you can extend the lifespan of your building and minimize unexpected disruptions.

Building Preventive Maintenance Checklist:

Exterior Maintenance:

[  ] Roof Inspection: Regularly inspect the roof for leaks, damage, and proper drainage.

[  ] Gutters and Downspouts: Clean and clear gutters and downspouts to prevent water buildup.

[  ] Exterior Walls: Inspect for cracks, peeling paint, and signs of water damage.

[  ] Windows and Doors: Check for gaps, leaks, and proper sealing.

[  ] Parking Areas: Inspect for potholes, cracks, and proper drainage.

Interior Maintenance:

[  ] Flooring: Inspect for wear, damage, and potential trip hazards.

[  ] Walls and Ceilings: Check for cracks, water stains, and signs of damage.

[  ] Lighting: Verify the functionality of light fixtures and replace any burnt-out bulbs.

[  ] HVAC Systems: Perform regular maintenance on heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

[  ] Plumbing: Inspect pipes, fixtures, and drains for leaks and proper functioning.

Safety Measures:

[  ] Fire Alarms and Extinguishers: Test fire alarms and replace fire extinguishers as needed.

[  ] Emergency Lighting: Check emergency lights for functionality and replace batteries.

[  ] Exit Routes: Ensure exit routes are clear, well-marked, and unobstructed.

[  ] Security Systems: Verify the functionality of security cameras, alarms, and access control systems.

Equipment and Facilities:

[  ] Elevators and Lifts: Regularly inspect and maintain elevators and lifts.

[  ] Emergency Generators: Test emergency generators and ensure proper fuel levels.

[  ] Fire Sprinkler Systems: Inspect and test fire sprinkler systems.

[  ] Electrical Panels: Check electrical panels for any signs of wear or damage.


[  ] Water Heaters: Regularly maintain and flush water heaters.

[  ] Gas Lines: Inspect gas lines for leaks and ensure proper ventilation.

[  ] Electrical Wiring: Check wiring for signs of wear and ensure outlets and switches are functioning.


[  ] Maintenance Records: Document all maintenance activities, repairs, and inspections.

Task Review:

[  ] Check Completed Tasks: Review the checklist to ensure all tasks are completed.

[  ] Address Outstanding Items: Address any tasks that remain pending.

Supervisor Verification:


Signature: __________ Date: __________

The Building Preventive Maintenance Checklist is your roadmap to maintaining a functional and safe building environment.

By systematically addressing potential issues before they escalate, you safeguard the well-being of occupants and the longevity of the structure.

Customize the checklist to match the unique characteristics of your building, and let it be a cornerstone of your commitment to preventive maintenance.

By following this checklist, you create a building that stands strong and provides a reliable space for everyone within it.

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