Winter Articles & Tips

Is your yard ready for the cold weather? Our infographic reveals simple lawn and garden tips for the fall and winter. When cold weather sets in, lawns go dormant, leaves fall and gardens transition. But plenty of flowers and veggies can grow well... Read more .

Can freezing temperatures damage your home appliances? Should you turn off your heat before leaving for vacation? Here’s what winter weather can do to your appliances — and what you should do help prevent problems. Old Man Winter is here, and... Read more .

Before you invite everyone home for the holidays, find out if your appliances are ready. It’s that time of year again. Whether you’re ready or not, the holidays approacheth. That means hosting gatherings for family, friends and colleagues. It... Read more .

Maintain your home, one month at a time. New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for getting fit and eating better. This year, make a few resolutions for your home, too. Each month, resolve to complete one small home maintenance task, so by the end... Read more .

Winter, summer, spring or fall? Learn the best seasons to finally make those home improvement dreams a reality. Who says holiday wish lists are only for the kids? It’s time to make your own wish list and begin planning a few home improvement... Read more .

Five common misconceptions about snow blower maintenance and safety. Before the white stuff starts falling again and you rev up your snow blower for the first time this season, learn the truth about some common misconceptions. Read more .

Are your appliances ready for the holidays? Make sure your fridge, oven, and dishwasher are at peak performances level before guests arrive. The holidays are right around the corner, and whether you’re cooking Thanksgiving dinner for the... Read more .

Out with the cold! Go green and keep the drafts out and the warm air inside your home with these simple energy-saving solutions. As fun as the holiday season is, it also brings with it unwelcomed guests — and we aren’t talking about your in-laws.... Read more .

From gutters to windows to furnaces, these winterization steps will help you ready your house for its long winter’s nap. When the leaves are turning and there’s a chill in the air, there’s no denying that winter is on its way. You might prepare... Read more .

When temperatures drop each winter, it’s time again to crank up the heat. Firing up the furnace, pellet stove, space heaters, or whatever works best in your home raises your energy bills, and if you’re like most people, you’d prefer to pay as... Read more .