Getting Started

The following items help with basic maintenance around the home:


  • A medium-sized toolbox
  • Pair of pliers
  • Hammer
  • Flashlight
  • Interior/Exterior caulk
  • Assorted sandpaper
  • Full set of screwdrivers
  • Assorted nails and screws
  • Caulk gun
  • 1",2" and 3" paint brushes
  • 6' stepladder

Reference of Service Contractors

Post the phone numbers of your subcontractors, utilities and homeowner’s association (HOA) provided to you in your New Home Orientation Book (Pre-Settlement Book) in a convenient location. You will use these numbers to make future service requests and they will serve as your emergency contacts on nights and weekends. Click here to see our procedures for emergency situations.
Just Moved In?

Welcome to your new Ryan home! We’ve compiled a list of common "to-do" items to help you get settled in your new home. You can print this form to keep track of the information we reference in this section.


Ensure that the following utilities and services are established in your name:
  • Water
  • Natural Gas
  • Sewer
  • Trash Collection
  • Electric
  • Telephone
  • Cable TV
  • Internet
Register the following items for manufacturer's warranties:
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Oven/Range/Cooktop
  • Garbage Disposal
*We will register your Furnace and Air Conditioner for warranty after Settlement
Change your address for the following personal items:
  • Employer
  • Cellular Phone
  • Driver's License
  • Car Insurance
  • Credit Cards
  • Bank Statements
  • County Registration
  • Schools
  • Doctors
*Contact the post office to have your mail forwarded from your old address.
Carefully read your Warranty Manual. It is essential you understand what things you need to take care of as a homeowner to maintain the quality of your home.
Read our Home Care and Maintenance Tips for each section of your home.

House Survey(Plat). This document is useful when building decks, fences or any add-ons to your house. Your survey will also be needed by financial institutions should you decide to sell or refinance your home.