Prepare your property for the Fall Season
Fall is here, the leaves are changing, and it's that time again to keep your property and house protected for the colder months to come! Today we will explore some tips and tricks on how to protect your concrete and more for the winter season.
- Fix any cracks in your driveway or sidewalk
When water freezes it expands. These are the laws of physics. To keep cracks from getting bigger and causing potholes you may want to fix any kind of cracks or uneven surfaces on your concrete.
- Clean out your gutters
Cleaning out your gutters can prevent damage to your home and concrete surfaces. When the leaves fall they clog the gutters and create overflow of stormwater. This overflow can cause water seepage into basements and further damage to cracked concrete.
- Invest in the correct Ice Melt
Harsh ice melting chemicals can wreak havoc it on concrete surfaces. It is best to invest in a calcium-based ice melt, which causes far less damage than other formulas.
- Keep your driveways clear
Is always smart to keep leaves and other debris off of your driveway surfaces. Regular sweeping will help the lifespan of your concrete.