Winter is finally on its way out, and it’s time to get reacquainted with the outside of your home. Winter weather can be hard on windows, gutters, foundations, decks, and other exterior surfaces. Use our checklist for your spring home check-up and make any improvements necessary to have your home ready for springtime and warmer weather.
Winter can bring several issues that seem designed to wreak havoc on your home. While it’s true that cold winds, snow, and ice can cause damage to the entire exterior, your roof sees the most severe and sustained impact. Have you done everything you can to ensure that your roof is ready for winter? Before the Weather Gets Nasty Trim nearby trees. Any trees near your home have the potential to drop leaves or needles onto your roof, resulting in potential issues down the road. Downed tree limbs are the number one cause of damage to roofs in any season, [More]
Winter can take quite a toll on a home that’s ill prepared. Snowstorms can batter old roofs, make clogged gutters leak, and strip away poorly installed siding. Luckily, there are things you can do in fall to improve your chances of a safe, cozy winter. If you followed the steps in Part 1 of this post, you’ve already prepared your roof, gutters, and siding. Now it’s time to tackle the rest of your home’s exterior.
As we say our final goodbyes to summer, it’s time to turn our attention to fall. September and October are excellent months to prep your Northern Virginia home for the cooler months ahead. There are tasks you must complete to ensure the safety and stability of your home during the winter season. Use this checklist as a guide to prep your home’s exterior from top to bottom.
As 2016 winds down, we at Tri County Windows & Siding wanted to pass along a big word of thanks to everyone who we’ve been lucky enough to work on your home this past year. We figured it would be an excellent time to recall a few articles we’ve written over the last 12 months in case you missed them to prepare you for any upcoming home improvement plans in 2017.
The holiday season is a wonderful, exciting time for most of us. We often spend time with friends and family and share the spirit of giving. Some of us enjoy decorating in particular, hoping to add some holiday cheer to the neighborhood with lights and other décor. However, adding lights to your home can be a bit intimidating and potentially dangerous, especially if you’re climbing high. With these safety tips, you’ll be able to show off that seasonal spirit while minimizing danger.
Summer is quickly coming to an end. Regardless of whether you’re happy to hear that cooler weather is on the way or are already wishing for next summer, you should take time to properly prepare your home for the changing season. Winter will be here before you know it, and no one wants to get caught doing home repairs in the snow.
As 2015 draws to an end, we want to take a moment to thank everyone for whom we’ve installed windows, doors, siding, trim and gutters in the northern Virginia area this past year. It’s been a fun-filled and busy year, and we look forward to continuing 2016 by providing top-notch products and excellent customer service for our clients.
So, you’re getting your house all geared up for winter — your windows are properly maintained, the leaves are off the ground, your heating system is primed, and your gutters are free of debris. Everything thing you can possibly think of is taken care of before the outside turns into a white wasteland, unfit for human existence in the harsh elements.