Beyond the Studs: Winter is Coming, is Your Home Exterior Ready?

In this episode of Beyond the Studs, Josh Gauwitz spoke about the Wisconsin weather and how it can affect the exterior of your home, especially if your roofing or siding is in need of repair. Here’s what Josh had to say … Living in Wisconsin, we have extreme weather conditions — from below freezing cold, to smoldering heat, and everything in between. So it can really open the exterior of our house up to a lot of potential problems. If your siding or roofing isn’t holding up the way it should, that extreme temperature change can really break down the composition of those materials … especially if there is a manufacturer’s defect, or even a labor defect. This can open the exterior of a home to an array of potential problems. So, it’s always good to have an inspection done by either yourself, or a professional, which could be just a visual inspection. Some of the issues are going to be extremely obvious, like if you if you’re on a roof and you see cracking

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