Dale Gruber Construction’s Winter Home Maintenance Tips!

Winter can give home a real performance test. Bitter cold temperatures for a prolonged period of time and then a sudden warmer day can cause a dramatic change to your home’s environment. As a result, you may notice a few things around your home — some are just natural, nothing to be concerned about, while others should be checked out by a professional.


Not to Worry:  

  • Popping noises in attic
  • Some condensation or frost on windows
  • Exterior doors rubbing on the threshold
  • Condensation on skylights
  • Slight lifting of ceilings at center of home
  • Some ice build up on roof eaves
  • Snow covering on roof vents
  • Lifting of concrete sidewalks & driveways
  • Lifting of asphalt driveways
  • Minor squeaks in the floor or stairs
  • Hinges squeaking on doors and cabinets
  • Unable to open sliding patio door


Call Dale Gruber Construction:

  • Dripping skylights
  • Stained ceilings near outer walls
  • Doors or windows not latching properly
  • Large ice dams with water dripping inside
  • Air blowing through windows
  • Cracks in ceiling or walls
  • Smell of sewer in home
  • Sags in ceilings or overhangs
  • Laundry dryer not drying properly
  • Furnace running more than usual
  • Bath fans making a lot of noise
  • Egress window well is full of snow

For more winter home maintenance tips, click here! As always, we are here to help — if you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Stay warm!



Building blocks

Sign up for our Newsletter

Stay informed on building trends, company highlights and more!

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.