A Home Inspection Can Help Protect Your Home In Winter


home inspections mahwah njGetting your home ready for cold weather is important. Frozen pipes, frozen gutters, outdoor water spigots can all contribute to tremendous damage to your house. A clean chimney is essential for well vented fires in a fireplace. Your Home Inspector LLC offers complete pre-winter inspections for our Bergen County clients so that they can enjoy the pleasures of a snug, warm home in winter. Cold weather is fast approaching, so getting your home ready for winter is a good idea!


Pipes, Gutters and Chimneys


Your Home Inspector will investigate pipes that are vulnerable to cold weather, even if they are inside your house. Some interior pipes need to be insulated against cold weather. We will locate outdoor water sources and be sure they have been properly turned off and insulated. If your chimney needs cleaning we will advise relative to that too. Having a fire in your fireplace with a creosote filled chimney can be dangerous. Gutters should be checked too. Build up of leaves can dam up the gutter and prevent water from flowing. Any water built up in your gutters can freeze and become heavy, causing them to detach.  Getting your home ready for winter can prevent expensive repairs and replacements.


Now Is the Best Time to Winterize Your Home


Some people start the winterization process early. But if you haven’t, now is a good time to start. Most of the autumn leaves have fallen and gutters should be cleared. Any leaves that have built up against your house should be cleared too. Pipes should be insulated against the cold, and any outdoor spigots should be closed and insulated. Your Home Inspector will advise of any other possible problem areas before the onset of really cold weather as well. For your peace of mind and prevention of winter related issues in and around hour home, get an inspection. Your Home Inspector LLC is available to perform an inspection of your home.

About Certified Bergen County NJ Home Inspections


Your Home Inspector LLC, is a home inspection service located in Mahwah NJ and serving NJ and NY homeowners. Our focus is providing detailed and thorough home inspections for our clients. We welcome the opportunity to share our checklist with you and answer your questions. If you would like a fully qualified home inspection, call us today. We can be reached at (201) 320-9092.


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