Tis the Season to Winterize Outside

With Thanksgiving behind us it’s time to think about getting your home ready for winter. It feels a little strange to be worried about winter with it 60 degrees and sunny outside, but it’s practically December so it is time. Here are five tasks to do over the coming week(s) to make sure you’re ready when temperatures turn colder. Clean Out the Gutters Nearly all the leaves have fallen by now, so this mild weather

Leaf Pickup in Greater Hartford

Our lawn is covered with leaves. We don’t really want to rake, but it needs to be done. And it needs to be done in time for the leaf truck to come through and vacuum them all away. Collection protocol varies by municipality. The three main techniques are sucking leaves off the curb with a giant vacuum, picking up bagged leaves at the curb, or letting residents drop off their leaves at the local transfer

Fall Yard Clean-Up

One of the joys of home ownership is the privilege of cleaning up the yard for the winter. Raking the leaves, collecting fallen branches, and cleaning the gutters are favorite activities here at the Bergquist house. This year we’ve been so busy with other things that nearly all the leaves are already down, so unfortunately we may only be able to go through this process once. We will be sure to savor every moment. Other