December Organization and Home Repair Checklist [printable]

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It’s almost officially winter, so there’s no better time to get ahead of the game before it gets ahead of you. {wink} I’ve found that getting a few key things cleaned and organized around the house to prepare for winter makes a huge difference! With this organization and home repair checklist you can tackle home repair and maintenance tasks with a minimum of stress {knuckle bumps}.  Print the free download by clicking the link under the image below.

December is my favorite month for shopping!!! {snicker} This makes the thought of cleaning groan-worthy because, let’s face it, I want to be out and about. Alas, we all know, cleaning has to happen. {darn} The December home repair checklist is easy to tackle because I made sure that I didn’t add too much to the list. Don’t stress, and try to get as much done as you can because as we all know, the holidays are right around the corner {almost crying} and then it’s crunch time!

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December Organization and Home Repair Checklist

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Tip Junkie is here to help you stay in tip top shape as winter is on the horizon! This home repair and maintenance checklist is a great resource free checklist. Take a day and really plan and organize your schedule so you can clean and organize every room inside your home, as well as the outside of your home.

December Organization

Now that the weather is getting quite nippy, you might find more desire to get things done {especially before the snow piles up if you live where it snows!}. I’ve found that having cooler weather makes cleaning and organizing easier, but the key is to tackle it before the weather becomes a hinderance!

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1.  Inside the House ~ Cleaning

You’ve worked hard for months to keep up the house and now’s the time to focus on the holidays.  {well done ~ pat on back}  Which is why this month there’s not a lot listed so you can focus on traditions, serving others, making gifts, and creating moments that matter.

If you’re prepping for guests, here is are great DIY ways to make your bathroom pop and look made over without a lot of effort! Looking for beautiful ways to display your bathroom towels so that your guests feel welcome? I’ve got your back!

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2.  Outside the House ~ Home Maintenance

Again, as this month is the busiest of the year I’ve kept things super simple so you can focus on everything else.

  • If possible, clean up front yard in prep for guests
  • Hang holiday lights

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3.  Improve the House ~ Home Repair

Now that the weather has cooled off and temperatures have dropped {in most places} it’s a great time to do some home repairs without breaking a sweat! These ideas will make a huge difference in your home and don’t take a ton of effort! {score}

4. Sale Items:

This month is a great time to buy items that go on sale in December for discounted prices.

Gift Cards ~ According to several articles I’ve read, gifts cards are the most desired gift this holiday season!

Toys ~ Now is the time to stock up on toys! Especially brand name toys like Barbie, Fisher-Price, LEGO, and the like!

Wedding Dresses ~ If you are getting married in the coming year, December is the best time to get your dress for the best price! Retailers try to make way for new styles for the new year and discounts of about 30% can be found!

Winter Gear ~ December is the month to buy that winter coat and apparel you’ve been wanting and needing. Research shows that the deepest deals are found in December.

TV’s ~ December is a great time to get a TV at a great price.

HINT: Wait on high end electronics, a new car (until the VERY end of December), and exercise equipment.

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5. Free Printable Downloads:

If you’re a list maker or like a visual reminder of what needs to be done these free printable downloads will help you stay on top of your game.

6. To Call:

If you haven’t already, it’s time to bite the bullet and schedule time to meet with your accountant as their time fills up quickly.

  • Schedule accountant for tax preparation

What am I missing?
What do YOU do in December? 

Leave your suggestions in the comments and I’ll add them for ya on the free download. {high fives}. I just love being able to get your ideas and be helpful in return!  My goal is for this checklist to be helpful and a great resource for all you fabulous Tip Junkies!

December Organization and Home Repair Checklist

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