An April "Chore" list

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An April "Chore" list
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Sun, 04-07-2013 - 11:44am

It may not feel like spring yet everywhere (it sure doesn't here) but there are things you can do to maintain//repair your home during the month of April... just as soon as teh weather improves!

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Bob Vila's 5 "Must Do" Projects for April

Spring turns our focus to cleaning, gardening, and outdoor projects—but for many homeowners, this season also ushers in concerns over flooding. You can’t do much about the weather, but you can reduce risks: see 7 Ways to Avoid Basement Flooding. If you're considering a curb appeal upgrade this spring, why not give your house a facelift with a fresh coat of paint or with planters full of blooms? Find more spring ideas in Bob Vila’s 5 “Must Do” Projects for April.

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Thu, 04-11-2013 - 1:01pm

WEll, it reached the 70s for a day so I guess spring is here, even though it downright cold right now.

Here are some more spring "chores"...

10 Ways to Wake Up Your House for Spring

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10 Ways to Wake Up Your House Now

Haul your house out of hibernation by corralling clutter, cleaning carpets, repainting a room or two and, of course, by sprucing up your outdoor spaces. Click to see 10 Ways to Wake Up Your Home for Spring. Also, now is a great time for organizing the garage to fit bicycles and other warm-weather favorites. Find top tips in 3 Ways to a Successful Garage Makeover or browse "neat" storage solutions.