12 Home Improvement Resolutions for the New Year — New Year’s resolutions aren’t just for getting fit and eating healthier. This year, make a few resolutions for your home, too. Organizing your garage, cleaning your carpets and washing windows are small tasks that make a big impact. Resolve to complete one home maintenance task each month, so by the end of the year your home will feel brand new. Check out the Sears Home Services blog for a complete 12-month guide to home maintenance.