You may have a problem forming on your roof this winter that you never knew existed. Ice dams are ridges of ice that form at the edge of your roof. These dams prevent melting snow from draining properly.
Not much can create more damage and mess than burst water pipes in winter. Especially if you happen to be away from home when it happens.
Even though the weather has been much better the past week compared to the heavy snow that fell at the beginning of the year, many homes are still in recovery. In addition to any leaks that may have occurred from above, many have to deal with the water that has seeped into the basement.
It’s that time of the year again. The time when one can drive and see beautiful Christmas-light decorations lighting up the neighborhood. While we all enjoy the sights that we see for only a short time every year, it’s also important to understand the impact improper hanging of decorations can have on one’s property.
Too many homeowners don’t think about the dangers and too many contractors leave pet safety up to the homeowner. We see it every day. Homeowners prepare their home for construction, but they inadvertently forgot an important family member: their pets.