There has a been a lot of snow across parts of the United States this year and living in climates where there is snow and temperatures that get below freezing can cause different risks to our home. Ice Dams are some of the risks that can occur during cold temperatures. Ice dams form on your gutters and roof and generally occur after heavy snowfall followed by really cold temperatures. Ice dams that build up can cause serious damage including destroying gutters and eaves which ultimately can cause water leaks in your home’s exterior walls or attic. Making sure your walls are protected will prevent ineffective insulation and thus increased utility bills and mold and mildew problems which can lead to damage, rot or an unhealthy environment. It is important to be diligent and prevent them Read More
A “physical home” has been well understood for the last few centuries. People intuitively know that a physical home is made up of various structural materials, building materials, equipment, fixtures, and finishes. The real estate process is well defined. As are property laws, transfer ownership of these physical homes and the insurance Read More
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Well with all the snow hitting various parts of the United States this week, we wanted to remind those living in cold weather climates to protect themselves during snow storms. When snow and ice form on your driveways and walkways during the winter, after removing the snow using shovels, snow blowers or plows, remember to sprinkle sand or salt on these areas to help further eliminate the snow and ice.
Black ice and other thin layers of ice are an extreme Read More