Winter weather can be harsh, but, as seasoned New Englanders, we have learned how to deal with snow, ice, cold and wind. While you may have mastered shoveling, snow blowing, and ice removal from your windshield, you may be at a loss as to how to address ice dams that form along the edge of your roof. Ice dams are dangerous blocks or thick sheets of ice that hang over your home’s eaves. When the snow melts, that water runs down your roof, re-freezing at the edges. Ice dams are more than inconvenient and unsightly; they aread more
As the colder temperatures of winter start to settle in, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your home’s roof for the season. It’s important to protect your house, and it all starts with the first line of defense: the roof. Preparing for the harsh reality of the looming winter season is a smart choice as a homeowner. You can do many of these things on your own but it’s always wise to hire a professional because they have the resources, skill and training to get these tasks done
Your siding is a vital component of your home’s exterior. It covers the largest part of your exterior walls, which means that aside from making your home look even more beautiful, it also provides an extra layer of protection against the elements. As crucial to the look and feel of your home is it is, however, siding is can be one of the most often neglected parts in most homes. Most homeowners don't even think about replacing their aging siding until a major issue is uncovere
We might not like to here it, but another New England Winter is not too far off. That means homeowners throughout the area will soon be switching from air conditioning to heat and their energy bills will start to rise. But your energy bills don’t have to break the bank this year. Here are 5 helpful tips that you can do today that will better prepare your home for the coming Winter weather and the accompanying energy usage:
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As the summer slowly winds down and back-to-school shopping starts, the time has come to start preparing your home for Fall.
First step: schedule a roof inspection.
Once the kids are back in school and the leaves start to fall, it can be easy to forget about your roof. But scheduling a roof inspection for the coming Fall is a simple way to ensure that you have peace of mind going into Winter knowing th