4 Essential Projects for February Weekends

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February brings ice, which can accumulate on your roof, causing an ice dam. Clean your gutters, and check your roof for any shingle damage. If you have a steam boiler system, February is a good time to check the steam boiler system and make sure it is working properly. Some home improvement projects may earn you tax credits, and if you have added insulation, replaced windows or added heating and cooling equipment, you may qualify for tax credits. Finally, store firewood away from structures, so you don't invite termites to have a munch fest on your existing structures.

Home Repairs Tips by Age of House

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Home Repairs Tips to prevent common home repairs based on the age of your house, furnaces, cabinet hardware and how to take steps to avoid having small home repairs from turning into big home repairs.