How to Prepare your Home for Winter

Dec 21, 2021

Although it’s not a very long season, Wilmington homeowners do experience a short Winter season typically from December through February, give or take a couple weeks. As an all-year round pressure washing company, homeowners have asked for ways to make sure their homes remain clean during the winter months. We’ve written some techniques below to keep your home clean in the Winter months, so by the time Spring rolls around your home has less maintenance to be done!

Ways to Prepare your Wilmington Home for Winter 

Pressure Washing your Home- While many homeowners pressure wash their home in the Spring and Summer months, our bi-annual and quarterly maintenance customers see a huge difference in the cleanliness of their homes. Not only does pressure washing increase the curb appeal of your home but it protects your home from mold, mildew, algae, and all types of other unwanted growth on your siding. By pressure washing your home multiple times of year, it feels like the exterior of your home is clean all year round. Not only are you rewarded by having a clean home 12 months of the year, but we also offer discounts to our quarterly and bi-annual customers!

Winterize your Sprinkler System 

Many of the homes we work on have sprinkler systems on their property. Some homeowners decide to winterize their sprinkler system while others choose not to. We highly recommend to our customers to winterize their sprinkler system based on the risk versus reward. The cost of winterizing your irrigation system pales in comparison to the cost of installing a brand-new system. When temperatures drop below freezing, water can freeze into ice and crack various parts of the sprinkler system. With winterization of your irrigation system, you can avoid the risk of cracking your sprinkler heads, valves, or even pipes by blowing out all air and water. Our customers have had great experiences with JB Lawn Sprinklers. You can contact them via the previous hyperlink or call their office at 910-794-8042.  

Clearing Gutters and Property of Leaves

Following Fall, there are leaves, branches, and pine needles everywhere! Raking leaves off the property is aesthetically pleasing as well as functional, since grass will grow better in the Spring by removing dead leaves off the top layer. Falling leaves not only land on the lawn but in the gutter and drainage system as well. As you may or may not know, clogged gutters around the home and business can be damaging to the property as a whole. Clogged gutters and downspouts lead to water spilling over the gutters and destroying flower beds underneath, damaged fascia and shingles, and potential foundation damage over longer periods of time. 

How to Contact All Brite Pressure Washing & More

If you have any questions about how to prepare your home for Winter, you can reach our office at 910-398-2249 or contact us through our website. Whether it’s services that the All Brite Pressure Washing & More Team offer or not, we can point you in the right direction to keep your home in fighting shape for Spring! All Brite Pressure Washing & More is based of Wilmington, NC and services many cities throughout Southeastern North Carolina.