Winter is already in full swing, but that doesn’t mean that it’s too late to make sure your home makes it to spring without any damage. We know how important it is for Cedar Creek homeowners to protect their home from winter damage and keep their families safe and comfortable all winter. That’s why we have put together a list of our top articles on winter maintenance topics.
Cedar Creek Guide to Winter Maintenance
Whether you still need to work on your winter maintenance this winter or you just want to be prepared for next year, you can use these helpful articles to learn the ins and outs of winter maintenance in Texas:
Did you know that frequent changes in temperature can cause your pipes to break? Though many believe that ice in the pipes is what causes them to break, the truth is that the chance in temperature is the reason they expand, contract, and eventually break. This post explains the process and offers the best solutions for protecting your HVAC system and home utilities from freezing. This is a great article to share with friends and family members who are worried about winter damage to their home.
Winter is the time when you get the most use out of your heater or furnace. However, after sitting dormant for the months before winter, your furnace may have some trouble getting started back up again, especially if you haven’t had your annual heater maintenance visit yet. This post discusses some of the top signs that your furnace is malfunctioning and what to do if you notice these signs. This is a great read for any homeowner as recognizing the signs of malfunction can help you recognize when the problem needs to be fixed before any serious damage is done.
Of course, it is best to winterize your home before winter starts. However, it is never too late to educate yourself about winter home maintenance. This post offers a step-by-step guide to winterizing your water heater. This information might help save you from any costly malfunctions or breakdowns.
Air tends to get a bit drier in the winter, and this can cause all kinds of problems for both your home and the health of your family. If you’re struggling to control the dry air in your home then this blog post is for you. In it, we discuss the problems that dry air can cause as well as how you can fix this problem and start enjoying a more comfortable home environment this winter.
Many homeowners complain that forced air systems tend to push allergens around the house or cause stratified layers of warm and cool air in the home. If you tend to struggle with these issues, then you’ll want to read this article about radiant floor heating. In this article, you’ll find out more about what radiant floor heating systems are and how they work. This may just be a heating alternative that will catch your interest!
Many homeowners see a spike in their energy bills during the winter as they tend to use their heaters more often and perhaps spend a little more time inside than the warmer months. However, there are still ways that you can work to save energy and cut down on electricity costs during the winter. This post gives you 5 ideas for making your home more energy efficient, no matter what the season.
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