Home > Mom's Life > Managing Your Home > Home Improvements > Top 10 Home Maintenance Projects for Spring

Slideshow Iconslideshows MORE

|

Top 10 Home Maintenance Projects for Spring

6 of 11
FallLeavesandRake

Clean Up the Yard


Rake up all the leaves and other debris where insects might be lurking – especially around the foundation of your house. Also clear out window wells and storm drains. Trim back any overgrown shrubs near your house. Inspect your trees for winter damage. Remove broken branches if you can easily reach them; otherwise, hire a licensed arborist.

Get going on lawn and garden care now, and make plans for a summer vegetable garden.

Next: Repair Cracked Pavement

highlights

Bug Off! 6 Tick- and Mosquito-Borne Diseases
Which bug bites are dangerous? Learn about 6 diseases spread by ticks and mosquitoes, the signs and symptoms, and treatment options if someone in your family gets infected.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, brought to you by Galactic Hot Dogs.

Top 10 Backyard Party Games for All Ages
Looking for some fun outdoor games for your Fourth of July party or barbecue? Check out these awesome group games, from sack races to cornhole, to make your backyard a kid-friendly party spot!

Registered for Kindergarten — Now What?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks