You might need more insulation – and online tools can answer the question.
"In our ZIP, a new home should have R-49 insulation in the attic, R-15 in the walls and R-25 in the floor over an unheated crawl space. An existing home built to earlier standards should have R-38 in the attic, R-13 in the walls and R-19 in the floor." http://guttermangutters.com/ Call for a FREE Insulation inspection and quote. (419) 496-8950
Have friends that had pipes burst just 48 hours ago. Make sure you consider the attached article that offers great information for prevention. Temperatures in Toledo are consistently lower than they have been for many years.
Family Features Homeowners can avoid emergency repairs by completing a few home projects each season. A simple project such as inspecting the plumbing annually can prevent the unexpected cost of repairing water damage from a pipe that burst.
"Gutter and downspouts. Clean the gutter and downspouts. According to HomeAdvisor's Cost Guide, the average cost of cleaning the gutter and downspout is $212. Ignoring this matter can affect the foundation of a home, which can cost an average of $4,607 to repair. " Spring is a good time to check your gutters to prepare for all the rain. Remove the pine needles from your roof and gutters. They cause roof damage and water over-flow. Call Gutter Man Gutters Houston (832) 496-8950
Take care of your house before little problems become big and expensive
"As far the foundation, proper landscaping is important. Frequently I see landscaping that leads toward the foundation, inviting water into the basement. Blocked gutters and no extension to the downspouts are an invitation to water problems" Water always wins!
The icicles on your house are huge and numerous. Does that mean you have an ice dam? Contractor Rob Robillard offers advice on how to spot them and ways to handle them.
"Gutters and the guards that keep leaves out of them have nothing to do with ice dams." WAIT, say that again...... "Gutters and the guards that keep leaves out of them have nothing to do with ice dams!" Exactly! however, "Ice dams form as a result of warm air inside your home leaking into the attic and warming the underside of the roof, causing snow and ice to melt." PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CHECK THAT YOU'RE PROPERLY INSULATED! http://GutterManGutters.com (419) 496-8950
So after weeks and weeks of snow here and snow there could we be seeing a break come this weekend in the form of rain? If the models are correct we sure are. Some might be saying rain must mean warmer air! It might be slightly warmer but this "warmer" air along with the rain…
This is a great article reminding us to be prepared for the rain that will soon arrive due to SPRING. Take a moment, read and enjoy! Make sure your gutters and downspouts are cleaned ready for the "April Showers bringing May flowers."
Working on a roof in winter is ill-advised, but you can make changes once things warm up.
Before ANYTHING ELSE....make sure your your attic space is properly insulated. This could save you THOUSDANS in roof repair and heating and cooling bills. Call Guter Man Gutters for a FREE quote and evaluation of your attic's insulation.
This video is an onsite demonstration of how a gutter cover product from another company responds to rainwater. This is a very popular gutter guard brand and...
A homeowner called us to replace her existing gutter guard system. When we inspected the gutters we say the problem right away. This gutter cover system is from a very popular product you may have seen advertised. We thought we'd show you exactly what we found prior to removing this and replacing it with one of our gutter guard systems.
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