winterizing a home: 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)

 
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