McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

Your Ultimate Home Maintenance Checklist

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Mar 18, 2020

Keeping up with home maintenance can seem overwhelming, but taking care of small tasks throughout the year can help save you time and money down the road. We know regular home maintenance tasks are not always top of mind, so we broke down a timeline of to-dos for you to ensure your home is running safely and efficiently:

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Topics: home maintenance

Post-Winter Checklist: Make Sure Your Home is Ready for Spring

Posted by Brian Ciota on Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Even if you are an avid winter sports advocate, if you live in CNY, you’re likely getting excited for spring now that February has finally arrived. The thought of sunshine and flowers blooming on the trees surely brings a smile to your face…until you think of all the chores you have to do to get your house ready for the spring season. Fortunately, we’ve compiled a checklist of the things you should do to prepare for the brighter days ahead in one convenient place.

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Topics: home maintenance

Upgrade Your Home This Fall with These Remodeling Ideas

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Aug 27, 2018

Summer will soon be coming to a close in Central New York, but luckily we still have a few more months before the snow starts flying. You may think that the time to renovate your home is over as the temperatures start to cool, but there are still some projects you can tackle before the cold weather arrives—many of which will make your home far more enjoyable as the temperatures drop and winter begins. Looking for some inspiration? Below, we’ve provided 5 home remodeling ideas you can complete this fall—we cover both the interior and the exterior so you can improve your home inside and out!

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Topics: Home Renovation, home maintenance

Spring Home Maintenance Checklist: Is Your Home Ready?

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Apr 4, 2018

It’s officially spring! It’s been a long winter in Central New York. As the snow disappears and the threat of winter storms finally goes away, it’s time to inspect your home and property for any damage or repairs that may need to be made. Warm weather is right around the corner, so you’ll want to be sure that your home is ready for the new season! We’ve provided a checklist below to make sure you don’t miss anything important.

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Topics: Repair and Maintenance, exterior renovations, home maintenance

Keep Out the Chill: 5 Ways to Winterize Your Home

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Oct 25, 2017

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a long-time CNY resident, or have only experienced a couple of winters here. All it takes is experiencing one winter to know that this season is no joke. Temperatures can drop rapidly, and the snow can start flying with little notice. With unpredictable winters come necessary preparations—especially when it comes to your home. Check out our list below to make sure your home will be warm and cozy all season long, so you can count down the days until summer in comfort.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, home maintenance

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist: Complete These To-Dos Before Cold Weather Hits

Posted by Brian Ciota on Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Even if you’re not a fan of the Game of Thrones book and TV series, you’ve likely heard the phrase “Winter is coming” thrown around a time or two. In the series, it serves as a family motto, but for those of us living in CNY, it’s also a fact: whether we like it or not, winter is coming, and with it comes cold temperatures and heavy snowfall.

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Topics: Energy Efficiency, Repair and Maintenance, home maintenance