Buying a home is the biggest and most valuable purchase most people make. Many factors could draw you to a home: location, price, updated countertops or a large yard. The home inspection offers the buyer a deeper look into how the home has been maintained or whether it needs costly repairs.
You’ve taken the precautions to make your home resistant to wildfire by installing non-combustible siding and roofing, removing all wood attachments, managing vegetation and landscaping and providing adequate defensible space, yet you may still be at risk.
So many smart home products are reaching the market, homeowners may have trouble choosing which would provide the most benefit. But one product stands out for homes in areas that experience freezing temperatures: Low temperature sensors.
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Creating defensible space around your home or business could make a major difference in whether your structure survives a wildfire.
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One winter headache a homeowner doesn’t need – and can take steps to avoid – is an ice dam on the roof. Ice dams can damage walls and ceilings and possibly trap moisture, which could lead to mold, mildew and respiratory problems.
While even the best forecasters cannot guarantee what’s ahead this winter, now is the time to prepare yourself and your home for the coming season.