Fall Maintenance: Tips for a Cozy & Well-Maintained Home & Car

Tips and How-To from DIY Expert, Chip Wade, to keep your home and car cozy & well-maintained this fall!

Fall is here…and that means its time to refresh, update and upgrade our homes. But don’t worry! I’ve got you covered with some inspiration, tips, and products to make your home (and car) maintenance or improvement tasks an easy DIY project this fall.

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Prolong Your Battery & Keep Your Car Air Clean

Fall maintenance shouldn’t stop at the house – it’s also the perfect time to consider your car!

Did you know cold temperatures can shorten your vehicle battery’s lifespan? To prolong battery life and save cash, it’s a good idea to invest in a battery maintainer or trickle charger.

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And don’t forget your cabin air filter – if you can’t see through the filter, it’s time to change it! It keeps the inside clean and everything running smoothly. Depending on where you live, changing it with the seasons is a good rule of thumb.

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Learn more at: www.napaonline.com

Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Did you know that up to 90% of homes are under insulated? If you’re looking to improve the energy efficiency of your home, consider installing Pink Next Gen Fiberglass Insulation from Owens Corning. This DIY friendly insulation is made with advanced fiber technology for next-generation comfort.

Not only does Pink Next Gen Fiberglass Insulation have excellent R-Values, but it also provides proven thermal performance and noise absorption. And the best part? It’s incredibly easy to install yourself. With its soft and strong composition, it feels as soft as cotton but is also naturally fire resistant and free from harmful ingredients like formaldehyde.

By properly insulating your home, you can save money on energy bills and even take advantage of tax credits. The Inflation Reduction Act offers homeowners tax credits of up to $1200 to insulate their homes. So, why wait? Head to your local Lowe’s store and get started on your insulation project today.

Learn more at: www.owenscorning.com

Repair Textured Walls & Ceilings

Wall and ceiling spray texture application has traditionally been a frustrating, inefficient and messy experience for professionals and DIYers alike. DAP is reinventing wall and ceiling spray texture with the launch of a consistent and reliable product line that delivers a fast-drying, excellent texture match for maximum coverage and professional results. DAP’S 2in1 Wall & Ceiling Spray Textures add ease and accuracy to spray texture application, making it the ideal choice for both pros and DIYers.

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Unlike competitive products on the market, DAP’s aerosol cans feature patent pending Aim Tech technology that offers a 60-degree adjustable nozzle to easily repair vertical, overhead and hard to reach areas providing users flexibility when completing projects. The adjustable nozzle also provides the ability to select a fine, medium or heavy level of texture when sprayed and includes a lock function for secure transport and storage. The Orange Peel, Knockdown, and Popcorn formulas come in water-based formulas that feature a 30-minute paint ready time. Orange Peel is also offered in an oil-based formula that is paint ready in just five minutes. With the new Spray Texture line from DAP, anyone looking to repair their textured areas or spruce up their living spaces can do so easily.

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DAP Spray Texture is available at Lowe’s stores nationwide. For more information, visit www.DAP.com.

Show Your Team Spirit

Lowe’s has NFL-backed Valspar® paint and décor to support fall projects and make indoor spaces game-day ready!

Lowe’s kicked off its NFL partnership for the 4th consecutive year, teaming up with Lowe’s Home Team members Dak Prescott, Travis Kelce, Bryce Young, Kelvin Beachum and Christian McCaffrey to inspire your DIY game with product picks and officially licensed NFL paint colors by Valspar®.

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Show your team spirit at home with NFL-licensed décor available on Lowes.com and Valspar® paint available in-store to match all 32 teams.

Get your home improvement DIY projects off the bench this NFL season with the Lowe’s Home Team’s winning brands like Origin21, Moen, LG and STAINMASTER- available at Lowe’s.

Find all featured Lowe’s product picks from the Home Team at: lowes.com/HomeTeam 

For more tips and how-to, follow us on Instagram (@WadeWorksCreative@ChipWade) or on Facebook (@WadeWorksCreative and @ChipWadeDesign).


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