May 25, 2022

Winter temperature swings can cause serious damage to your house

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Temperature changes affect more than just your wardrobe — they can affect your home.

When temperatures swing from below zero temperatures to mild, above-freezing highs in a matter of days, homeowners should look out for different issues related to freezing and thawing. Moreover, homeowners can take preventative steps when wacky weather is on the way.

Curt Goldsberry, owner of the Town Hill Handyman in Bar Harbor, explained that buildings are made up of thousands of different materials, all of which expand at different rates at different temperatures.

Winter temperature swings can cause serious damage to your house