Tag Archives: Fall

Should You Rake Leaves or Just Leave Them?

Is raking up your leaves and taking them to the dump really the best course of action? Every year as autumn rolls in and temperatures and leaves start to fall, homeowners are left with the same question: What do I do … Continue reading

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10 Delightful Ways to Make Your House Brighter in Winter

Fall and winter start cozy — who hasn’t used the colder temperatures as an excuse to binge-watch Netflix while swaddled in a couch blanket? But come January, staying indoors can feel less like a treat and more like you’re living … Continue reading

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5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding This Winter

New homeowners may have heard that winterization is important, but in the hubbub of your first year living in a home you own (finally!), it can be easy to overlook the need to prepare for the cold weather ahead. After … Continue reading

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December Home Maintenance

Quick-and-easy tasks that’ll brighten up your interior. December. The year’s coming to an end. Time to do four small tasks for a bright (and money-saving) new year.#1 Clean Light Bulbs and Fixtures Two great reasons to clean your light bulbs: … Continue reading

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November Home Maintenance

With the holidays coming at you fast and furious, you want to be sure your home is cozy, but with that fresh-as-spring feel — as opposed to that musty-damp-winter feel. Here’s how to make that happen (along with a few … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Avoid Overspending on Fire Pits

Indoor evenings on the couch are so last year. Literally. Relaxing around a fire and under the stars is about to be the place for a perfect night. But a built-in fire pit can cost upward of $5,000 for an … Continue reading

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Extend your Outdoor Living Season

Make an outdoor living area comfy long after the sun sets or the leaves turn with outdoor lighting, a patio heater, and a glowing firepit or portable fireplace. Light the Deck or PatioThe sun sets sooner on your outdoor living … Continue reading

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6 October Home Maintenance Tasks

The temps are starting to drop; the smell of wood smoke is in the air. Temps are more chilly than warm. That’s when veteran homeowners know it’s time to do these six things if they want to avoid grief or … Continue reading

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Fall Landscaping/Lawn Care Tips

Fall is a great season for yard work — the weather is nice, plants are cheap, and veggies are hardy. Here are three projects that’ll transform your yard without hitting your bank account too hard. #1 DIY a Compost BinIf … Continue reading

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