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10 Vital Home Maintenance Tasks You'll Regret If You Forget

You probably already have a home maintenance checklist: Replace the furnace filter each season, shut off water spigots before winter, clean the gutters, etc. That’s a good start, but there are jobs that homeowners often forget about, or don’t even know about. Here are some important home maintenance items that may not be on your list—items that may cause a big headache, or worse, cost you big money if you neglect them.

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Clear the Air: Learn How Often To Change Furnace Filters - Green Homes

Best Way to Change Furnace Filters A reader wonders how often to change furnace filters to keep the air clean in her home. Learn the frequency with which homeowners should replace a furnace filter. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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Kemencék: Beautiful Hungarian home furnaces known as "kakelugn” in Sweden, “pechka” in Russia, “kachelöfen” or “steinöfen” in Germany & Austria), & as “tulikivi” in Finland.

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25 Ways to Diffuse Essential Oils {without a diffuser

furnace filter essential oil diffuser-- Put a few drops of essential oil on your furnace filter. When the furnace blows air over the filter the essential oils will be diffused throughout your home.

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Huge cabin fireplace!

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17 Ways to Master Expanding Foam Insulation - Now’s the time to work on insulating your home before the temperatures dip down too low. Insulating gaps now is one of the best ways to ensure you’re not letting heat out or cold air in this winter. Your furnace will thank you and so will your wallet when the heating bill comes!

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winter home maintenance checklist

winter home maintenance checklist

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11 Ways to Keep Your Workshop Neat and Tidy

Can't afford an air cleaner forthose dusty woodworking jobson the weekend

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