How To Prevent Ice Dams During the Winter

How To Prevent Ice Dams During the Winter

To prevent leaks and roof collapses during the winter, you must take measures to avoid ice dams. Ice dams refer to barriers of ice that form at the edge of a roof and prevent water from flowing off. As a result, the water from rain or melted snow will pool in the center of the roof and potentially seep through or cause the roof to collapse under the pressure. This may sound scary, but there’s no need to worry. Simply follow this guide on how to prevent ice dams during the winter, and your roof will stay safe and sound throughout the colder months of the year.

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Top Things to Do to Keep Your Lawn Looking Beautiful During Winter

lawn If you’re a keen gardener, or getting ready to sell your property, you likely spend hours in your yard each week taking care of both new and established plants. However, if you really want the outdoor areas of your home to shine, it’s important to maintain your lawn year round as well as during the cold months.

Care for your lawn does not need to be complicated. It does require you to give it attention on a regular basis. Read on for some of the main things you need to focus Read More


How to Keep Your Fireplace in Tip-Top Shape This Winter

How to Keep Your Fireplace in Tip-Top Shape This WinterNothing beats relaxing and reading a book by the fireside. But before you snuggle up and enjoy the comforting crackle of a fire this winter, make sure your fireplace is safe.

Four out of five fire-related deaths occur in the home. What’s more, 33 percent of house fires are caused by unkempt fireplaces and chimneys. That’s why it’s vital to make sure your chimney is clear and that you properly tend to your fireplace — your family’s safety depends on it. Nothing is worse than a home that is expected to be cozy but instead is on fire because of the lack of care of the home. Home maintenance is key to keeping a home safe, healthy and efficient for the entire family.

In this article, Elizabeth Dodson, cofounder of HomeZada, discusses the importance of maintaining a fireplace and provides tips you can use to make sure your fireplace is safe this winter. We hope you have a cozy and delightful winter.


Winter Maintenance Tip: Sweeping Snow off Shallow Roofs

Sweeping Snow off Shallow Roofs

This year a lot of very cold weather with lots of snow has made its way through already cold territories. To protect your home during these snow situations it is best to remove any snow on shallow roofs.  Snow becomes impacted, wet and heavy creating so much weight on low shallow roofs by  Read More