As winter settles in, the cozy warmth of our homes becomes a top priority. However, the comfort we seek shouldn’t come at the expense of soaring heating bills.
Read on as we explore practical and achievable ways to keep your home warm without burning a hole in your pocket.
Howling wind, icy rain, heavy snow: Winter brings some serious challenges. In addition to making your morning commute harder, winter weather is tough on your home. Water is arguably the most damaging part, and keeping it out is critical. As darker, colder days approach, it’s time to turn your attention to roof maintenance to prevent ice dams and leaks. Here’s how to protect the roof over your head.
Wintertime can be tough on outdoor spaces. If you’re new to homeownership (or a first-time summer gardener), you’ll need a plan to protect your lawn, garden, tools, and outdoor spaces. A few simple tasks completed in the fall will help you be ready for when spring arrives.
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.
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