Winter

Bulbs emerging from snow

February Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Early February marks the official midpoint of winter, and on this day many cultures look to folklore and tradition for signs of the coming spring. For most of us, however, plants are dormant or just beginning to stir. Read on for some February lawn and garden tasks.

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Pansies blooming

January Lawn & Garden To-Do List

The January garden hunkers down to wait out the winter, but there’s still plenty to do when the weather cooperates. This is a great month for evaluating, planning, and placing orders. It’s also a good time to work on plants during dormancy before they begin their spring growing season. Read on for more.

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Holly branch with red berries

December Lawn & Garden To-Do List

Gardeners begin to find some rest in December, and if you’re like me, the fireplace beckons more loudly than the yard. Nonetheless, on those sunny days it’s good to get outdoors and to take care of a few gardening chores. Read on to find out more.

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Chelsea Lipford Wolf and Danny Lipford with Versa Lift.

Winter Heating and Storage Tips for Your Home

Check out this video for tips on how to get the most out of your heating system this winter, as well as improve storage in your home, and some tools that make cool gifts.

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Danny Lipford by brick steps with pump up sprayer to apply chemical deicer.

Removing Ice from Walks and Steps

Ice can cause walkways and steps around your home to become extremely slippery and dangerous. Watch this video for tips on how to use deicers and anti-icers to remove ice and prevent it from forming.

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House covered in snow from winter storm.

Staying Warm During a Winter Storm

Winter storms can bring freezing temperatures, snow, ice, and high winds. Watch this video for tips on how to stay warm and safe if a winter storm hits your home.

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Danny Lipford checking insulation in home's attic.

Winter Home Maintenance To-Do List

Winter is here and with it comes a whole new set of tasks designed to keep your home in shape during the cold weather ahead. From cleaning and organizing to insulation and weather stripping, our winter home maintenance to-do list will get your home in tip-top shape. Read on to find out more.

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Turning up a humidifier to increase the humidity inside a house.

How to Make Your Home Feel Warmer in Winter

Find out how to make your home feel warmer in winter without raising the thermostat or increasing your heating bills. Watch this video to find out more.

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