So far, winter has been a wild ride for Northern Virginia this year. In Reston, the temperatures in January have ranged from 19 degrees to 63 degrees. While we haven’t had that much in the way of snow and ice, that big a difference in temperatures can cause problems for your home’s exterior.
It’s too late to do much in the way of preventive maintenance to minimize winter weather damage, but Reston’s leading commercial painting contractors, All American Painting Plus, would like to offer up some tips on what to look for after the thaw.
When you specialize in exterior painting, you get up close and personal with parts of a house that are subject to damage by winter conditions. At All American Painting Plus, we have been painting exteriors from Arlington to Fairfax to Dulles for more than a decade. That covers a lot of crazy winters and we have seen the same types of damage done over and over.
Knowing what to look for, and taking care of it right away, will seriously reduce the cost of repair.
The causes of winter damage are pretty straightforward. Cold temperatures, moisture in the form of ice, snow and rain, winter winds, and home surface conditions can all result in conditions that can actually put your house in jeopardy if not addressed. Check these out after the first thaw:
Trust the advice of one of the most experienced and trusted painting contractors in Northern Virginia, fix these seemingly small damages as soon as it warms up to save yourself thousands in repair later.
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