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6 money-saving home projects for spring

  • It took a while, but spring appears to finally be here.

    For most of us, that means emerging from our dark indoor cocoon and spending some time outdoors, playing in the sun, going for walks and starting our gardens.

    But for homeowners, it also means a few extra chores to ensure that their homes are still in good working condition. Checking your home every spring and fall keeps you on top of its maintenance, meaning few big issues get missed and spiral out of control. With winter's potentially damaging temperatures and snowfall behind us and summer's hot days ahead, here are some important maintenance projects to undertake while you do your spring cleaning.

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    Ilyce R. Glink is an award-winning, nationally syndicated columnist, best-selling book author, and radio talk show host who also hosts "Expert Real Estate Tips," a Internet video show. She owns as well as Think Glink Media, a privately held company that provides consulting, content and video services to companies and non-profit organizations.