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As a homeowner, you know that maintaining, improving, and decorating your home often feels like a full-time job. Luckily, with a little planning and tips from our comprehensive list of resources, you can breeze through every season of the year.

Homeownership Help for Every Season

If you’re new to homeownership or just need a little help planning out yearly tasks, you’re in the right place. Below, we’ve listed some seasonal home maintenance projects to perform throughout the year:

Winter

  • Replace HVAC filters
  • Clean your kitchen range hood filter
  • Wash window interiors
  • Insulate piping

Spring

  • Schedule a routine HVAC tune-up
  • Clean your gutters
  • Clean your clothes dryer exhaust pipe
  • Prepare garden beds for the growing season
  • Reseed your lawn
  • Inspect outdoor appliances before grilling season starts

Summer

  • Clean outdoor furniture
  • Clean window exteriors
  • Weed your garden and apply mulch to beds
  • Power wash decks and walkways

Fall

  • Winterize your sprinkler system
  • Perform routine gutter maintenance
  • Rake leaves and clear walkways
  • Prepare your lawn and garden for the cold season
  • Replace weather stripping around doors and windows

The seasons bring more than just routine maintenance tasks; they also welcome fun holidays to incorporate into your home design. When outfitting your home for every celebration, Today’s Homeowner has you covered with countless guides to safe and creative decorating. We’ll help you transform your home into a haunted house, set your Thanksgiving table, and deck the halls come December. No matter the season, you and your home can welcome it in style.

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