Is your home ready for winter?

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Is Your Home Ready For Winter?

It’s officially the end of summer, kids are going back to school, the weather is getting colder and soon winter will be at our doorsteps. With winter comes great memories, like building snow men, drinking hot chocolate, and gathering with friends and family for the holidays. Winter also brings a little frustration, snow and cold weather conditions could bring the health of your home down and under. Taking some precautions and setting yourself up for winter is the only way to stay on track with your spending budgets. In today’s blog we talk about getting your home ready for winter and some things you could do to stay on top of your home winterization checklist.

Check Your Roof

When winter strikes, it strikes hard, especially in the Albany area. Our winters bring large amounts of snow and hail to the surface of our roofs. With every snowfall our homes become more vulnerable to situations that could be avoided. Taking some time out of your busy schedule and setting up a roof inspection will in fact ease you into the status of your roof. If you want, you can save yourself some time and money by checking it yourself. Some of the things that you need to look out for when performing a roof inspection is…

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Check Your Siding

Siding is the outer lay of your house that protects the structure of your home. The siding makes your home look great and keeps it safe. Similar to your roof, under the siding there’s a layer to keep moisture out like roofing underlayment. When there’s damages to your siding, bad weather conditions will leave your homes structure vulnerable to damages beyond belief. Some things to look out for when doing a house inspection are…

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Check Your Windows

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When it comes to your windows understand that they need to be inspected and checked. Windows are the barrier that protects us from the cold during the winter season. They allow us to be nice and cozy while we’re looking at the plow truck moving snow outside. To an extent certain types of windows can save you on energy costs by keeping in more heat during the cold winter days. Some of the key things to look out for during an inspection would be…