Tips for dealing with snow at home

snowy day

The snow seems to be dissappearing again and hopefully for a while, but I am guessing this isn't the end of it this year. Here are a few simple tricks to protect your home from damage from the snow.

How To Remove Snow From Your Roof by Amazing Home Contractors

Remove the Snow on your roof, especially deep snow because when it melts it can back water up between shingles and flashings increasing the potential for leaks inside. But be very careful. Don't slip!

When Should I Remove Snow from My Roof? -Ice Dam Guys®: Best-Rated Ice Dam  Removal Near You & in USA

Icicles on your roof edge may be the result of inadequate insultation. Something you wouldn't necessarily realize until you experience wet, freezing weather.

Why icicles on your roof could mean trouble

Snow should never get  piled up against your house (eg siding). When it melts it may increase the potential for leaks inside.

7 Ways Snow and Ice Can Damage Your Home | Family Handyman

The ground around your home should always have the snow shoveled clear and snow melt should be directed away from your foundation. Puddling against the home may increase potential for leaks.

Shoveling Snow Dos and Don'ts | The Weather Channel - Articles from The  Weather Channel |

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