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3 Things You Need to Do to Prepare Your Home and Yard for Fall

Don’t let a late summer/early fall warm-up fool you. Cooler temperatures are on the way, and you cannot wait to prepare your home and yard for the changing seasons. Cleaning and maintenance tasks both inside and outside your home should top your to-do list before the first hard freeze.

1. Take Care of the Basics in Your Garden, Landscaped Areas, and Yard

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As your trees and bushes become bare and your annuals die, your garden and yard become devoid of lush foliage. Take advantage of the open areas and walk through your yard to assess your landscaping, garden, and grass to see what you need to do.

Determine whether any plants have overgrown their space; divide those that have and plant them in bare areas. Check for diseased or damaged plants and bushes and cut off those areas or dig them out entirely.

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Value of Landscaping to Homeowners & Sellers [INFOGRAPHIC]

First impressions are as important for houses as they are for people. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to increase your home value or a seller looking to increase market price, the many benefits of landscaping are astonishing. And with spring finally here, now’s the perfect time to consider landscaping and other DIY projects to boost your home’s curb appeal. Check out this infographic that quantifies the value of good landscaping.

Special thanks to HouseHuntHouseLogicAbout.com, and the National Association of Realtors for this valuable information. Continue reading