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Tips for Prioritizing Your Fall Maintenance Projects

No matter what part of the country your home is in, the coming of fall signals an opportunity to do whatever necessary or voluntary projects need to be done ahead of winter weather, the coming holiday season, and the New Year. Have you been putting off re-staining or sealing your deck? Take advantage of the remaining warm, dry weather to clean and seal or stain... (more)

7 Things Every Homeowner Should Do Once a Year

When you bought your house, there were a million things you needed to do. Then real life set in, and those driveway pavers you always meant to replace are still staring you in the face. Stay on top of your home maintenance to-dos by making sure you tackle each of the following once a year. Clean your gutters. Old Frisbees. Dead leaves. Dead rodents. Nasty stuff... (more)

10 Quick Checks a Year Can Keep Your Home in Top Condition

No matter where you live, however, checking on – and maintaining – 10 areas of your home each year is one good way to ensure your home stays in peak condition. From the home maintenance consultants at Home Depot, here is where – and how – to begin: 1. Roof – In early fall, check around vents, skylights and chimneys for cracks or leaks and repair or replace tiles... (more)

Winterizing Your Home Doesn't Have to Break the Bank

By John Voket With all the buttoning up many homeowners are doing as temperatures drop and winter approaches, I went looking for some basic tips to help that won’t break the bank. Luckily, our partners at Better Business Bureau say that winterizing your home doesn’t have to be expensive. We already learned in previous October reports that the installation... (more)

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