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OUR FIRST SNOW! .... I Forgot to..........Did you?
OUR FIRST SNOW .... I Forgot to........... Did you?
As we all know, Winter sneaks up on you, so many of us procrastinate when it comes to getting ready for the snow and cold weather. I applaud all of you that have already prepared for Winter, But here are a few things that you may have not thought about.
1. Pealing Paint
If you have wood exposed with pealing paint, it is recommended that you scrape and paint over the exposed wood. The water can get into cracks in the wood and then freeze, damaging the area.
2. Clean out Gutters
If the gutters are no cleaned out for free flowing water, it will settle in the gutter, freeze and could cause damage to the gutter or buildup of ice, causing roof damage.
3. Caulk Windows
To keep the Winter drafts from entering the home around the windows, make sure that you caulk and seal around them.
4. Inspect Roof
With the latest storms across the country, it is best to check for missing shingles and replace any that are missing, so you don't have problems later.
5. Heating System checked
Now is the best time to have a qualified heating inspector ... more
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