Household Checklist for August

August is here, marking a slower time of year, when a lot of people take their final summer vacations. There are still a few things to take care of around the house.  We’re here to help with our printable Household Checklist for August and detailed information for the projects you need to tackle this month.  So let’s get started.


  • Organize three small areas in your home
  • Plan your fall calendar
  • Run dehumidifier in basement


Assess lawn; plan to reseed in September if needed

Backwash pool filter

Maintain vegetable and flower garden / weeding

Trim shrubs, bushes, and hedges


  • Shop for Back-to-School clothes and office supplies
  • Balance checkbook
  • Budget
  • Medical: Submit FSA/HSA reimbursements; confirm receipts for all expenses
  • Taxes: Complete draft forms for this year; confirm on track

Meal Planning

  • Plan birthdays, Labor Day Weekend, and events for September
  • Plan and take final summer vacations

Details on August Projects

Here are some specific details on our August projects.  Just click on the link below to read more.

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Daily Schedule

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Back to School Checklist

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Make Plans for Labor Day Cookout

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Printable Household Checklist for August

Just click on the link below for a printable copy of our Household Checklist for August:

Household Checklist for August

Daily and Weekly To-Do List Plus monthly list.xlsx

By scheduling time to handle these items in August, you’ll be sure to keep everything running smoothly in your household.

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