snow: Things to consider when the snow flies - 11/13/14 12:15 AM

Winter is back in upper Michigan. There are some specific challenges Realtors and those with homes for sale face here due to the heavy lake effect snow each year. I've complied a few tips based on my experieince as a Home Inspector who sees the good, the bad, and the ugly on a regular basis.
1.  GUTTERS! They should remain clear (including downspouts) or be removed, if possible in winter months. newer homes will generally have an ice dam protective membrane under asphault shingles, but older homes often do not. Snow tends to build up along the roof eaves … (3 comments)

snow: Snow Hammers Upper Michigan - 04/05/07 04:17 AM
I guess it was too good to be true!  The birds had returned from their winter vacations, people began venturing out to rake their lawns, and then we hear the forecast for some snow on Tuesday.  I guess they forgot to say it would continue through the week.  As one who had been living in Green Bay for the past 14 years, this does get a bit unsettling.  Don't get me wrong, I "Love" the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Still, at times, the elements fight hard against all sensibilities and I find myself in awe of the those who, knowingly, take such … (7 comments)

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