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by CareyBot

The sun is starting to shine brighter and you're beginning to get anxious to get out there and do something. One way you can do yourself and your house a favor is spend a day touring around outside, and make a list of projects that have been necessitated by winter's harsh presence. Here are some suggestions for your spring checklist: Windows: The bugs are coming, and so is the warm weather. Check each window screen for damage, and repair or re-screen them as necessary. Use a shop vacuum to clean out window tracks so windows move freely, than clean the exterior glass and frames. This is also a good time to check wood windows and wood trim for damage that requires repair or repainting. Decks: Wood decks can take a real beating during the winter. Make a slow and thorough examination of de...