You may not think about the insulation in your attic often, but it plays an important role! When it starts to break down and deteriorate, more than just your attic is affected. A wide range of problems can spring up when your attic is not properly insulated.
During the coldest months of the year, ice dams can wreck havoc on your roof. As ice and snow melt, an ice dam along the ridge of your roof holds the water in place instead of allowing it to fall from your roof. You don’t have to be a home exterior expert to understand that water sitting on your roof is a very bad situation. The infographic below explains how ice dams form and how to prevent them from developing on your roof.
It’s time to prepare your home for cold weather. Following these home improvement steps will help make your home cozier and more affordable when the temperatures drop.
The state of Virginia has had an unusual amount of freezing weather in the past few months. As
temperatures drop, icicles are prone to form along the eaves and gutters of your home. While they may add to the winter wonderland ambiance, they can also do serious damage to your home, if left alone.