productive things to do at home

Productive Things to Do at Home on Cold Winter Days 

When it’s a cold winter day, the last thing you want to do is leave the comfort of your warm, cozy home. Well, don’t! This is the perfect time to start a task that has been on your to-do list that you just haven’t had the time to check off yet. Those cold winter days spent at home are the perfect time to find productive things to do to keep you busy!


If it’s too cold to get outdoors, you’ll want to have a clean, comfortable home for relaxing. Deep clean your home to stay productive. Dust, vacuum, and mop to rid your floors and countertops of any settled dust or other allergens. Declutter and organize areas you don’t formally get to – closets, pantries, laundry rooms, etc. Once your home is clean, you can kick back, light a calming candle, and relax without feeling like you have a million other things to do. 

Meal Prep

If your weekdays are busy, meal prepping can be a great way to eat a hearty meal without the hassle of throwing dinner together last-minute. Take advantage of cold winter days at home by meal prepping what you and your family can eat throughout the week. Meal prepping will save you time during busy weeknights, and it can even save you money from not eating out as much for lunches or dinners. If you are looking to satisfy your sweet tooth, prepare some desserts ahead of time as well! 


Whether you are willing to brave the cold, or you are wanting to stay warm, you can stay productive by doing some exercising activities. Bundle up and take a walk through the neighborhood or around your yard, do an at-home workout with an online video step-by-step instructor, or go online and find a daily workout plan with small exercises you can do yourself at home. Taking time to exercise will give you more energy and keep you productive on cold winter days.

Check your HVAC

While you are stuck inside, there is no better time to ensure that your HVAC system is working properly so you stay warm even on the coldest winter days. Check to see if your filter needs to be changed, and clean the outdoor unit to maintain the life and performance of your HVAC system. The best way to make sure your system operates properly and efficiently all season is to schedule preventive maintenance with Swinson Air Conditioning! Contact us to schedule your visit today!

Contact Us

While you are checking off your to-do lists on your productive winter day, contact us with any questions or concerns you have about your HVAC system. Call Swinson Air Conditioning at (251) 990-0998. We provide trustworthy air conditioning repair, tune-up, and installation services to homes and businesses in Loxley, Fairhope, and the Eastern Shore of Baldwin County. 

For any further questions about your HVAC system, visit our website at or email us at Swinson Air Conditioning is your local HVAC service provider in Fairhope and Daphne, Alabama.