Winter Home Maintenance: Tips of the Trade

As we get closer to January, it’s important for homeowners in the Washington, DC and surrounding Maryland areas to be on the lookout for winter damage to their homes. Severe winter weather like snow, cold winds, and sub-zero temperatures can cause significant damage to the siding and exterior of your home. By checking for winter damage to your home as we get to the midwinter point, you’ll save yourself extra work and extra money on costly repairs come the spring.

4 Tips for Making Your Home Winter-Ready

Here in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, it can get brutally cold in the winter—you know this. In fact, you’re probably preparing for the cold months ahead. What’s on your checklist? You may be starting to clean the fireplace and buy hot cocoa in bulk, but don’t forget your home’s exterior!

Is Your Home Lead-Safe?

As it gets colder and you start spending more time inside, it’s natural to think about ways to improve your home’s interior. Dry air isn’t the only thing you should consider! Is your home lead-safe? This is important, especially if you have young children or are expecting soon.



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