Allison McIntyre | Lexington MA Real Estate Sales Specialist


Cleaning. It’s not an activity we are all particularly enthusiastic to partake in, yet is a very necessary one. After investing in a new home you want to make it maintain its value over time by keeping it in tip top shape. However, life happens and as days become weeks and weeks become months it’s easy to get caught up in the flow of life and forget those once in awhile cleaning tasks that need to be done throughout the year. Never forget another cleaning task again by creating a seasonal cleaning calendar. For best results combine your everyday calendar with your cleaning one so you have everything at a glance. Spring
  • Inspect roof for any damage that could have occurred from the harsh Winter weather.
  • Look for any other Winter related damage around the parameters of your house.
  • Scrape, sand, prime and/or paint any spots around the home that need it.
  • Clear out lawn and garden beds from any debris to make way for new growth.
  • Plan out your Spring and Summer planting, gardening and landscaping projects.
  • Sort through winter clothes before storing them for the season. Donate any items your children may have outgrown and repair anything that needs mending.
  • Clean your home top to bottom by wiping down ceilings, walls and baseboards.
  • Vacuum and wipe down window panes and sills.
  • Consider holding a yard sale to get rid of any extra clutter that may have gathered over the year.
  • Deep clean the carpets in your home.
  • Clean out the inside of your fridge and vacuum the coils on the back.
  • Test all smoke detectors.
  • Have your air conditioner serviced before the hot weather hits.
  • Pressure wash your house and garage siding as well as your driveway.
Summer
  • Spray insecticides and bug repellants.
  • Inspect fire extinguishers and purchase some if you do not already own any.
  • Flip and rotate mattresses and couch cushions.
  • Regularly prune trees and shrubs.
  • Drain and/or flush your water heater.
Fall
  • Clean all patio furniture before storing it for the winter.
  • Touch up any paint that may be peeling and worn from the Summer heat.
  • Check seals on windows and doors as well as caulking. Make sure your home is well-sealed to prevent any energy leaks over the Winter months.
  • Clean out the gutters along your home.
  • If your home has chimneys have them professionally inspected and cleaned.
  • Schedule a furnace inspection before the cold weather hits.
  • Take the time to clean and organize your kitchen to prepare for holiday cooking.
  • Test and replace batteries in fire alarms.
  • Rake up leaves to prevent debris buildup.
  • Install storm windows to prepare for colder weather.
  • Clean and organize your attic and/or basement.
  • Sort through your family's’ Summer clothes before storing them for the season. Donate any your children have outgrown and repair any that need mending.
Winter
  • Change your furnace’s filters throughout the season as needed.
  • Check the grout around your home and repair as needed
  • Program your thermostat for maximum energy savings.
  • Schedule a termite inspection.
  • Clean out the vents to your dryer.
  • Before packing holiday decorations up for the year ensure they are clean, organized and in working order.
While cleaning may or may not be your favorite activity it is one that must be done throughout the year. Creating a seasonal cleaning calendar will help to keep these tasks at the forefront of your mind and your home in prime condition. At the end of the year you will have a well-maintained home and can feel good about the hard work you put in to make your house and clean, and welcoming home!


72 Springwood Way, Manchester, NH 03102

Single-Family

$422,056
Price

3
Bedrooms
6
Rooms
2
Baths
NEW FLOORPLAN - THE "MACALLAN" FEATURES A FIRST FLOOR MASTER SUITE WITH 2 BEDROOMS ON LEVEL 2 - NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT THE HIGHLAND HOMES AT WOODLAND POND. EXPERIENCE LIVING IN A DETACHED CONDOMINIUM IN A PEACEFUL SETTING, SURROUNDED BY THE SIGHTS AND SOUNDS OF NATURE AND YET ONLY MINUTES TO DOWNTOWN. THIS FLOOR PLAN, FEATURING 3 BEDROOMS WITH ONE BEDROOM ON LEVEL ONE- A SPACIOUS MASTER SUITE- AND A TOTAL OF 2.5 BATHS, WAS DESIGNED WITH YOU IN MIND. SPACIOUS FEEL. QUALITY BUILT AND ENERGY EFFICIENT. TWO-CAR ATTACHED GARAGE AND ALL!. EXPERIENCE MAINTENANCE FREE CONDO LIVING AT THE HIGHLAND HOMES AT "THE NEIGHBORHOODS". CONSIDER THE FANTASTIC WOODLAND CLUBHOUSE AN EXTENSION OF YOUR LIVING SPACE. DON'T MISS OUT!
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This Condo in Oxford, MA recently sold for $167,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Allison McIntyre - Leading Edge Real Estate .


2 Plantation Rd, Oxford, MA 01540

Condo

$162,500
Price
$167,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Welcome home to this wonderful home in well sought after Plymouth Village! This home features two spacious bedrooms and 2 full baths! Partially finished room in lower level would make a wonderful rec/workshop room! Conveniently located to major routes I-290, I-395 and Route 20 and the Mass Pike! Brand new roof in the process of being installed. Kitchen features newer Stainless Steel Dishwasher (3 years old) & Refrigerator (New). Newer water heater (2 years old) and Washer & Dryer in unit! Newer wood stove insert gives this home the charm and character you have been looking for! Don't miss this terrific opportunity to own at Plymouth Village.

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This Single-Family in Southbridge, MA recently sold for $199,900. This Ranch,Log style home was sold by Allison McIntyre - Leading Edge Real Estate .


8 Parkwood Ln, Southbridge, MA 01550

Single-Family

$199,900
Price
$199,900
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Single level log cabin in the Dennison hill area! Great space for entertaining! Or, relax in the large 17'x23' living room in front of a fire. Large 13'x17' entry. Spacious 13'x16' bedrooms. Wide open basement, attic storage. Wood stove insert (2012). Windows done in 2017. Most appliances within two years old. Fenced in back yard. Don't miss out! Schedule your showing today!

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This Single-Family in Hudson, MA recently sold for $400,000. This Cape style home was sold by Allison McIntyre - Leading Edge Real Estate .


19 Eaton Drive, Hudson, MA 01749

Single-Family

$419,000
Price
$400,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
1
Baths
Quintessential New England Cape with curb appeal, in sought-after neighborhood. Kitchen has recessed and new pendant lighting, granite counters, unbelievable cabinet space and stainless appliances. There is an inviting fireplace in living room, separate dining room, newly tiled bathroom floor with wainscotting 1/2 way up wall, fresh paint throughout, hardwood floors on 1st floor, 2 beds upstairs and 2 beds on the 1st floor. Unfinished basement with possibilities. Wonderful deck off the kitchen, with steps down to a patio overlooking the lovely backyard. A small south-facing deck in front, to enjoy your morning coffee. Detached two car garage. Come home to your slice of serenity.

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