As anyone who lives in the Chicago area knows, winters can be brutal. One common cause of injuries in the winter is falls on icy walkways and driveways. Fortunately, there are preventive steps you can take to minimize how hazardous your driveway and walkways are.
Larry Lee, of Scott-Lee Guttering in St. Louis, recently published a very informative article entitled Winter Safety Tips For Your Home. In this article, Lee gives several tips that we found to be useful. Among them are:
Learn more by reading the full article here.
If your gutters are clogged, damaged or pulling away from your house, you risk more than just damage to your soffit and fascia; you may also end up with uncontrollable ice issues on your walkways and driveway. This is why it is always a good idea to have your gutters cleaned before winter hits and, if damage does occur, that you have it dealt with promptly when the weather clears up again.
Residents of the southwestern Chicago suburbs can contact Baltic Home Improvements for all of the gutter and roofing problem needs. Thanks to our history of customer satisfaction, we are proud to say that we are accredited by the Better Business Bureau and have a positive rating at Angie’s list. Contact us today to learn more.
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