February 2, 2017
To-Dos: Your February Home Checklist
February is a perfect time of year to indulge in home comforts like cooking big-batch meals, reading in the afternoon and watching movies with the family at night. Here are nine ideas to add to your to-do list this month, from the must-dos (clearing sidewalks of snow and ice) to the just-for-fun (treating yourself to weekly flowers).
1. Keep sidewalks and entryways free of ice and snow (even while you’re away). Ice and snow can make walkways dangerous for visitors. Aim to shovel snow promptly, and sprinkle gravel, straw or wood chips to provide traction. And if you plan to be out of town during a winter storm, hire someone to clear the sidewalk and front steps of your home while you are away. Your neighbors and mail carrier will thank you!
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