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12 Things Homeowners Neglect Every Winter

Unfortunately, shoveling the driveway isn’t the only winter checklist item for homeowners. Here are some things to keep track of, according to The Family Handyman. https://www.familyhandyman.com/diy-advice/12-things-homeowners-neglect-every-winter/  

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Smart, Safe Storm Cleanup Tips

  Winter storm season may have you nervously watching the weather reports. Here are some tips from This Old House for dealing with the aftermath of storms. https://www.thisoldhouse.com/ideas/smart-safe-storm-cleanup-tips  

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Use this Maintenance Checklist to Avoid Costly Winter Damage

A special thanks to Paul Denikin for writing this blog for us. Winter weather is upon us, and with plummeting temperatures comes the potential for costly home damage. Lack of winter preparation can even be dangerous. Use this home maintenance checklist to enjoy the winter season comfortably and safely. Clean your gutters and check downspouts. Debris in […]

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Make a Cheap Backyard Ice-skating Rink

A home ice-skating rink for winter? Why not? With a little imagination and know-how, you can do just about anything you want with your home. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-cheap-backyard-ice-skating-rink/  

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Snow Blower Buying Guide

Snow sure looks pretty on holiday decorations, doesn’t it? But it’s a less welcome sight on your driveway and sidewalk. Here are some tips on what to look for in a snow blower from Consumer Reports. https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/snow-blowers/buying-guide  

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Snow Removal Shortcuts That Save Time and Energy

Snow removal is one of winter’s less-desirable chores, but these tips from Consumer Reports should make it a bit easier. https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/03/snow-removal-shortcuts-that-save-time-and-energy/index.htm  

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