All posts tagged "weatherization"
Deep freeze danger: preventing costly winter storm damage starts at the rooftop
As Winter Storms Hit Home, the Metal Roofing Alliance Says Rooftop Readiness Is Essential With many areas of the country experiencing a series of early winter storms this year, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) reminds homeowners to...
- Posted December 9, 2019
Tip of the Day: Garage Winterization
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day. https://onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2016/2016-10-22.mp3
- Posted October 22, 2016
Improve your home’s energy efficiency this fall with these smart winterizing tips
Cooler temperatures and shorter days can only mean one thing — winter is on its way. January and February are typically considered the coldest months in the Northwest, Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. It...
- Posted November 16, 2015
Getting Ready for Winter
Question What can I do to protect my home before winter arrives? Roberto Answer Plenty! First and foremost, consider the possibility of leaks at all five walls that are the exterior of your home (front, back, sides,...
- Posted November 1, 2014
Weather-Stripping Stops Cold and Sound
In 1948 Chuck Yeager flew faster than the speed of sound. Think that sounds like a good way to avoid noise that’s seeping in and keeping you awake. You don’t have to go to such lengths, however....
- Posted April 29, 2014
Temporary Weather-Stripping Tips
If drafty windows and doors and the thought of Old Man Winter just around the corner have you reaching for your caulking gun, hold on. Before you go sealing up those cracks the old-fashioned way, remember last...
- Posted April 22, 2014
Pipe Burst Prevention Suggestions
You never know when there will be a freeze. Here’s how to reduce the chance of having a water pipe burst. Even at a very slow rate, a dripping water faucet will help to prevent a water line from...
- Posted March 25, 2014
Temporary Weather Stripping to Whither the Weather
If drafty windows and doors are sending chills down your spine and your utility bill is soaring, we have just what the doctor ordered. Temporary weather stripping! You will really like this stuff if you have ever caulked a...
- Posted March 17, 2014
Sun Room Woes
Question We added a sunroom to our house a few years back. When building it we also installed an air conditioner/heater unit. The problem is if we run the unit year round to compensate for the heat/cooling,...
- Posted February 23, 2014
Icicles Can Bring Chilling Costs To Your Heating Bill
Many of us get to see the coldest part of the season represented by beautiful strings of icicles fanned out along deck rails and roof overhangs. These are visual reminders of how important our heating systems are...
- Posted February 14, 2014