5 Ways to Winterize Your Home

Yesterday was Groundhog Day, and according to Jimmy the Groundhog (who resides in Sun Prairie, WI) we’re in for an early spring! That said, it’s not too late to take the initiative and winterize your home, if you haven’t already done so. The following tips are all geared toward helping you winterize the exterior of your home. Let’s get started  … CLEAN OUT YOUR GUTTERS With the warm weather we’ve been having the past few days, you may be noticing your gutters are not draining properly. If they’re clear of snow and ice, here’s what you can do (or hire someone to do) right now to get them working better … Remove any debris from the gutters — like leaves, sticks and even asphalt roof granules — to help gutters remove water from melting snow or rain, instead of spilling over the side of the gutters. It’s also important to check your downspouts to ensure they are draining properly. We’ve had customers who didn’t clean their gutters for a few years, and when they called

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