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.

Redecorating:

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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