Think home improvement financing - it's beginning to look a lot like winter
Posted on Monday, October 29, 2012 at 9:07:22 AM
When the snow starts to fall, your home had better be prepared for the drastic effects the wintry season will have on the yard and the house. Taking steps now to get ready for winter can put homeowners ahead of the game, and getting home improvement loans can provide the capital to fund these ambitions.
One of the leading ways to winter-proof yards is by spreading pine straw, Fox Business wrote. Shoots and turf will be insulated when snow flies, leaving yards nourished and ready to grow come spring. Outdoor projects should also include weeding out flowerbeds and gardens, so that these do not become a rotten, tangled mess that needs to be dealt with in a few months when it will be considerably worse.
The Chicago Tribune also said that, when looking into winterizing a home, the best way to decide how to apply home improvement financing is to look for cracks and other forms of damage. Foundations and roofs need the most maintenance, the source stated, so look into rafters and check insulation for dampness, as well as cement foundations for cracks and wear.