Home Improvement Blog



They’re pretty. They’re sparkly. They dance in the sunlight and make your home appear as if it’s located in a winter wonderland. While icicles are very common around Cleveland in the wintertime, don’t let their beauty captivate you for too long. Those icicles hanging off your roof and gutter system can result in significant problems, and it’s not a good idea to let them hang around until warm weather arrives.

If you’ve lived in Cleveland for any period of time, you’re well aware that this time of year can bring a variety of home improvement troubles. While some scenarios are more common than others, there is one typical process that happens to many windows in the wintertime: expansion and contraction with your windows.

Leaking Roof

It’s winter here in Charlotte, and that means colder temperature and precipitation ranging from rain to snow. Winter weather here in North Carolina can be unpredictable, but it can also cause big problems if you’re dealing with an old or damaged roof. If you’ve noticed that your roof has recently sprung a leak, here are the steps that you should take to prevent extensive damage:

Halloween Decorations

Halloween is here and everywhere you look you’ll find witches, goblins, and ghouls. While you’re busy putting together last minute Halloween decorations, you might be wondering if there are any spooky superstitions that are tied to the average home. Believe it or not, windows and doors have their own set of superstitions. Here are a few superstitions to watch out for this Halloween: