Surface Grading/Drainage: This is one of the most common issues, especially for houses with basements where the water can leak inside. Check your drainage to see if there are any areas in which water is pooling close to the home.
Electrical Wiring: Check up on your exterior and interior wiring. Sometimes, a poor wiring job can lead to an insufficient electrical supply in certain areas. As well, it can cause inadequate overload protection that can be a dangerous fire starter.
Roof Damage: Many things can cause roof damage, so many that we wrote a blog about it earlier! Check it out here.
Heating & Cooling Systems: In some parts of Canada, we end up using heating and cooling in our homes year round. Once a year, it is a good idea to have your system properly checked by a professional. It is possible that the system or the operation controls could be malfunctioning. Have a professional come in and do a quick check to ensure that you are maximizing your efficiency from your heating and cooling system.
Structural Problems: Manitoba is prone to shifting. and serious structural issues can gear their heads with changing ground temps and moisture levels. Take a quick look at the foundation and watch for new cracks in the foundation, walls, floor joists, rafters, windows, or doors. If you see anything out of the ordinary, be sure to contact a professional as soon as possible. Structural problems are some of the most difficult and expensive to deal with, so a quick reaction is the right reaction in this situation.
Exteriors: Check for Flaws in the home’s exterior, overall, walls responsible for water and air penetration.
Have concerns or questions about your home? Get proactive by contacting Neil at email@example.com or phoning our team at 204-727.help(4357). Whether prepping for disaster or dealing with it, we will help you through the entirety of the process. Including making the insurance claim!