The weather is perfect, just right for a jaunt to the Cape, a touch-football game, or a lazy day in the yard without a worry in the world.
But there’s something lurking in the corner of your brain that is likely to spoil this idyll: How will my house make it through the vicissitudes of Old Man Winter?
It’s a good question, and there are seven chores that demand your attention. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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