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Seasonal Maintenance

Every season a new home needs a certain amount of TLC. Here you’ll find all the essential tips for getting your home ready for summer, winter, spring, and fall. From getting rid of leaves to weatherstripping, we’re here to keep your new home in tip-top shape.

8 Essential (and Painless) Spring Cleaning Tips for Your New Home

Spring cleaning can conjure images of long hours spent covered in grime and sweat as you slog through winter’s accumulation of clutter, dirt, and more. However, if you organize your cleaning priorities and break them up over a period of days, it won’t seem such a heavy lift. Spring cleaning is more than just chasing […]

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How to Winterize Your Sprinkler System

If you’ve got an automatic sprinkler system installed in your yard, its probably been used at least weekly to keep your lawn green and hydrated. When summer turns into fall, you’ll need to winterize your sprinkler system along with other essential cold-weather tasks on your list. Before you know it, temperatures will drop to below […]

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What Pests Come Out in Winter?

Mosquitos, spiders, flies, and other insects are pests you normally think of as summer nuisances. The reason is simple — insects are cold-blooded and tend to be more active in the summer months. However, some home insects are just as troublesome when temperatures drop. There are bugs that bite during winter you should watch out […]

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Winter Home Maintenance Checklist: How to Prepare Your New Home Before Temperatures Drop

Winter is coming, which means it’s time to make a winter checklist for your home. Whether you live on the coast or in an area that gets blanketed in white for months of the year, it’s time for winter prep. Sure, your winter home maintenance checklist will look a little different depending on whether you’re […]

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14 Tips to Prepare your Home for Spring Landscaping

After winter’s long, frigid reign on your lawn, spring can’t come fast enough. You’re ready to start your spring cleaning and, most of all, your spring landscape. However, before that happens, you’ll first need to know how to prepare your yard for spring. In this article, we will cover the basics, details, and commonly overlooked […]

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Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

The freshness of spring is inspiring and can be just what we need to tackle our home’s biggest, most daunting to-dos. And that’s why in addition to spring cleaning this is also the perfect time of year to make sure everything around your home is in working order. Use this spring home maintenance checklist to […]

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The Ultimate Fall Home Maintenance Checklist to Get Your Home Ready for Cooler Weather

The products featured here are independently selected based on thorough research from our editorial team. If you buy something through links on our site, we may receive a commission. Fall is here, and with it brings cool breezes, warm colors, and pumpkin spice. Now’s the time to prepare your home for cooler weather (and an […]

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10 Landscaping Mistakes to Avoid This Fall

Whether you moved into a new home or you’re giving your old one a makeover, fall is the perfect time to take advantage of your outdoor space. But just because the weather’s cooling down doesn’t mean your yard work is done — fall still requires plenty of lawn, landscaping and curb appeal maintenance to keep […]

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How to Make Sure Your Home Stays Energy Efficient this Summer

For many of us, summer has become synonymous with high energy bills. However, even if you’re one of those people who has to have their AC running at all times, there are things that you can do to cut down on energy costs. To that end, we’ve created the following guide. Below is a list […]

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Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Warmer And Cozier For Winter

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  It’s going to be a long, cold winter this year, according to the Farmer’s Almanac. Editor Peter Geiger explains, “The real teeth-chattering arrives mid-February, especially in the following zones:  […]

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10 Wise Ways To Save On Winter Home Heating

Winter is dark, cold, long and … well, expensive, at least where heating a home is concerned. The cost of heating oil climbs every year, and electricity is not cheap. How can we save money and still keep the house at a comfortable temperature? Thankfully, there are a number of ways to curb heating costs, and most are […]

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Spring Tasks to Keep Your Home Cooler During Summer

With the days getting warmer, you may be thinking of all the fun you’ll have this summer: cookouts, roads trips or days at the beach. But you may also want to take some time to think about one of the not-so-fun parts of summer: those increased energy bills as you run the AC constantly to […]

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How to Care for your Lawn and Landscaping Before the Winter

When the fall sets in, the cooler temperatures and the obsession about your lawn tends to go away, right? The reality is, you still have care and maintenance chores to do for your yard in order for it to come up green in the spring. To prevent winter and cold damage follow these tips to […]

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