Archive for September 13th, 2011

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

With the extreme cold temperatures associated with winter, the materials used in the construction of your home’s exterior will contract, causing old and brittle caulk to crack, which causes gaps where water and snow can enter. Water will gain access into these small cracks, or gaps and freeze. When it freezes it expands, making the gap larger, which in turn allows more water to enter and freeze, and the cycle continues.

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