February 2017 Newsletter


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February 2017 Newsletter


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 Happy New Year to All!


Included in this Month’s Newsletter is the following:

1. Tips for Best Winter Home Projects to Complete


Along comes February, and with it, often times begins: ‘cabin fever’, especially if the weather has kept us inside. So how do we cope? Some Home Repair Projects can be a good cure!


The following are a variety of Home Repair and Maintenance Projects suitable for the months of January, February, and March:


Tip 1:  Outside Projects


Some Outside Projects are more suitable to those that live in a milder climate area. Some, are somewhat universal. Complete the ones that are suitable for your residing area. They are as follows:

1. Take down your outside Christmas lights and decorations

2. Clean your gutters of debris


Click on the Link to my Post:  Easiest Way – Clean Out Gutters


3. Trim deadwood from: trees, shrubs, and evergreens


Click on the Link to my Post:  Best Lawn Care Program


These Projects may require some or all of the following Tools:

  • A-Frame Ladder
  • Extension Ladder
  • 5-Gallon Bucket
  • Bungee Cord
  • Pruners
  • Loppers
  • Chain Saw
  • Pole Trimmer
  • Lawn Bags
  • Garbage Cans
  • Wheelbarrow


Purchase Tools at:  AceHardware.com  Amazon.com  eBay.com  HomeDepot.com  SamsClub.com  Walmart.com


Tip 2:  Inside Projects


In any area that you may reside in, there are some Inside Projects suitable to complete during this time of year. The following are generally recommended:

1. Organizing

2. Cleaning

3. DeCluttering

4. Repainting

5. Taxes

6. Major and Minor Interior Remodeling


These Projects may require some or all of the following Tools and Supplies:

  • Storage Containers
  • Rags, Broom & Dust Pan, Shop Vac, Cleaning Supplies
  • Paint, Paint Brushes, Rollers, and other Painting Supplies
  • Variety of Tools


Purchase Storage Containers at:  AceHardware.com  Amazon.com  eBay.com  HomeDepot.com  SamsClub.com  Walmart.com


Purchase Cleaning Supplies at:  AceHardware.com  Amazon.com  eBay.com  HomeDepot.com  SamsClub.com  Walmart.com


Purchase Paint & Paint Supplies at:  AceHardware.com  Amazon.com  eBay.com  HomeDepot.com  SamsClub.com  Walmart.com


Purchase Tools at:  AceHardware.com  Amazon.com  eBay.com  HomeDepot.com  SamsClub.com  Walmart.com


If you intend to hire a Contractor or Handyperson to assist you in any of your Projects, the first quarter of the year is the best time to get the best deals. For most Contractors and Handypersons, this is their slowest time of the year. Therefore, often, their rates are either better, or quite negotiable. You can benefit greatly by this, from reduced rates that will vary from 5% to 20% or more. Get several estimates, and negotiate for the best rates.


Hire Contractors & HandyPersons at:  Amazon.com/Hire-a Handyman

 AngiesList.com  HomeAdvisor.com  ProReferral.com  (operated by Home Depot)  Thumbtack.com


Best of Luck in All of Your Projects!


CJ Dodaro


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