Freshen Up your Home this Winter with Three Simple Projects

Get Organized:

Winter is a great time to organize your home so that you are ready for a fresh start once spring arrives.  Your home will seem less chaotic once everything is put in its place.


Update your décor.  By changing the decorative accents in your home it can make a big difference in changing the look and feel of your home. 

Make a Plan:

If you aren’t ready to get organized or redecorate your home, take the time to make a plan.  Planning ahead for any home improvements you are going to undertake once spring arrives.  Take this time to research any projects you are planning on starting; plan your budget and even get a head start on picking out or ordering materials.

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Preparing your Home for the Fall Season

  • Make Sure there are working nightlights at the top and bottom of all stairs
  • Check all window and door locks for proper operation
  • Have a heating professional check your heating system every year 
  • Replace your furnace filter 
  • Run all gas-powered lawn equipment until the fuel tank is empty 
  • Have a certified chimney sweep inspect and clean the flues and check your fireplace damper 
  • Remove bird nests from chimney flues and outdoor electrical fixtures 
  • Make sure caulking around doors and windows is adequate to reduce heat/cooling loss

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