Winterize Your First Home: 60 Second Mortgage Tip
Standing on a slippery roof in the cold, windy rain with winter breathing down your neck doesn't sound like the best way to spend the days before winter hits. In fact some people (like the picture) think it's just nuts! And yet that's what so many homeowners end up doing. If you're in your first home and it's your first winter, let's end this cycle. Getting ready to winterize your home now while it's still decent weather could be the best use of your autumn days.
If you'd like to avoid icicles, ice dams and future water problems in your roof, then you're in luck. Preparing for winter now can help save major headaches later. One simple step is to clean out the gutters and downspouts before they're clogged and it's getting close to zero outside.
Let's take a look at this 60 Second Mortgage Tip with AmeriFirst Home Mortgage, it's pretty timely. We're getting ready for winter before winter actually hits. This is vital for first time home owners experiencing their first winter in a home.
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With winter approaching in the northern part of our country, it means one thing: time to winterize our homes. Here’s a quick tip for first time home owners on winterizing your home this first winter. If you want to avoid icicles this winter, clean out your gutters and downspouts now. Keeping the gutters clear will help when the snow melts a bit, and that water needs a place to go. Cleaning gutters in the early fall is easier than when the snow is falling. You may need to revisit the roof once the leaves have all fallen, but getting a start now will make it much easier. You might also consider some kind of gutter guard. Leave us your winterizing tips and questions down in the comments.
You can also download the free guide below so you can winterize your home, even if it's not your first home. Sometimes after years in a house or after multiple houses, we start putting off the winterizing chores until it's too late. Get the guide and get started today!
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