Friday, April 6, 2007
Spring is a great time to review your homes needs. Winter in Minnesota is particularly hard on
your home's exterior. Siding, Shingles and Windows/Doors all take a beating and need regular care and inspection
is needed to prevent long term damage. Look at your shingles closely. Are they curling or cracking? Is the
granular material almost worn off? Check the trim around the outside of your windows. Are they holding up or are
they rotting? Look at your siding. Is it starting to show signs of rot or damage? Patio Door...how's
that seal working? Any drafts or freeze up this winter? With regular maintenance and care, your home's exterior
should last for 15-20 years.
Remember....The longer you let the damage or rot continue, the more expensive the
repairs can be.