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Summer House

August Home Maintenance To-Do List

The late summer heat is upon us, so our August home maintenance chores focus on indoor tasks as well as some easy maintenance to keep your air conditioning system running right.
Danny Lipford inspecting for termites under a house.

May Home Maintenance To-Do List

With the weather too nice to be stuck inside, most of this month's home maintenance to-do list focuses on getting the outside of your home ready for summer picnics and barbecues.

May Lawn and Garden To-Do List

Whether you’re just getting your hands dirty for the first time, or already have calluses from digging, here are some tips and chores for the May lawn and garden.
Danny Lipford in attic to inspect roof for leaks.

March Home Maintenance To-Do List

This month's home maintenance to-do list will get your home in top shape for spring, including everything from roof repair and foundation drainage to checking for plumbing leaks and cleaning tile grout. Read on to find out more.
Danny Lipford caulks around a home's windows while Chelsea Lipford Wolf applies window insulation.

October Home Maintenance To-Do List

Tackle these home maintenance chores to tighten up your house and save money during cold weather.
Storing Christmas ornaments in a clear plastic box

4 Tips for How to Store Your Christmas Decorations

Storing Christmas decorations after the holidays doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here are tips to make everything easy!
Boarding up windows with plywood before a hurricane.

Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane

Read on for suggestions on how to protect your home from hurricane wind damage and how to take extra precautions when building or remodeling your home.
Hurricane season

10 Hurricane Facts: Debunking the Most Popular Myths

Know the facts about hurricanes — that way, you can make informed decisions to protect your family before, during and after the storm. Here are the myths.
Grilling safely on the Fourth of July

15 Tips to Grill Safely this Fourth of July

July is a peak month for grill-related fires. Don't become a statistic — follow these tips to grill safely this Fourth of July!