Home Help: Safety tips for safe and happy winter
Ice dams: Snow and ice storms can create ice damming, a potential threat to your home. Icicles hanging from your eaves usually indicate that a dangerous ice dam has formed. The most common causes of ice dams are clogged gutters and insufficient insulation, both of which are easy to remedy. a part of the overall aesthetic can also allow for some creativity with glass accents or bold color choices. Choose a reliable door manufacturer, such as Masonite, that offers a wide breadth of finishes and styles using wood, steel and fiberglass. “We are going retro mod — way back to the ’60s where design was about curvy forms, vibrant colors and eccentric patterns,” says DIY TV personality Taniya Nayak.
Mature trees on your property represent a potential hazard during storms. Strong winds or frozen water that covers old branches with a heavy coat of ice can lead to failure and collapse, a clear threat to your home or other nearby structures. Have a horticultural expert take a look at your property’s mature trees and prune or cut down unstable specimens.