7 Ways to Winterize an Older Home in Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s winters are incredibly chilly. Take January, for instance; temperatures can plummet to -40°F. And the worst part is that the cold season can last more than three months. So, knowing how to winterize a house in Wisconsin is mandatory if you reside in this state. If you don’t know how to prepare your home… Continue reading 7 Ways to Winterize an Older Home in Wisconsin

How Do Ice Dams Harm My Home?

After heavy snow, a quick peek out the window might reveal long, intimidating icicles extending from your roof or gutters. While they may be pretty, they may also be the first signs of ice dams. Your winter wonderland might soon become a source of aggravation as water collects on the roof and does damage to… Continue reading How Do Ice Dams Harm My Home?

When Does My Home Need New Insulation?

If there’s ever a time when you want proper insulation, it’s during the winter months in the Midwest. We deal with polar vortexes, blizzards, and strong winds that could naturally bring down the temperature in your home. Luckily, adequate insulation and ventilation really help with both saving you money and keeping your family warm. But… Continue reading When Does My Home Need New Insulation?

Winter and Your Roof – Things to Watch Out For

Winter is nothing new for the hearty Minnesotan. We’re used to cold weather and lots of snow. We also know winter can take a toll on many things and your home’s roof is no exception. Ice Dams Poor insulation – Snow melts during the warm daytime hours and refreezes at night or when the weather… Continue reading Winter and Your Roof – Things to Watch Out For

Why You Should Get a Post-Season Inspection

It was a stormy summer for Minnesota and Wisconsin, which means your home’s exterior could have sustained weather related damage. Whether from hail or wind, there’s many ways that a storm can compromise your home’s first defense—the roof. Plus, there might be other areas to check like caulking, storm collars, gutters/down spouts, and furnace caps,… Continue reading Why You Should Get a Post-Season Inspection

The Do’s and Don’ts of Rooftop Snow Removal

Whether you’re hiring professionals for snow removal or doing it yourself (not recommended), we’re listing the things to watch out for and have created a list of Do’s and Don’ts. Do’s: Start from the edges and move your way to the top Be mindful of metal tools during a removal process – (Avoiding power lines)… Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Rooftop Snow Removal

How to Manage Your Roof this Winter Season – Residential and Commercial

Snowfall is upon us and we can almost guarantee it will be plentiful. With temperature drops and snow, the strain it can cause on our roofing system can be harmful and leave us with complications. In the midst of Winter, it’s important to regulate your roofing system and take precautions to prevent damages or call… Continue reading How to Manage Your Roof this Winter Season – Residential and Commercial