September 1, 2014

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Some helpful ways to protect your home from wicked weather

With wild weather patterns impacting the country in recent years, homeowners nationwide are constantly on the lookout for better ways to prepare their homes to handle tough weather conditions.

Smart homeowners have been taking the weather into consideration when purchasing replacement windows, roofs and trim products that are subjected to extreme weather conditions year after year.

“Realistically, the products on the exterior of a home need to stand up to a wide variety of weather conditions, including high winds, hail, driving rain, and ice and snow accumulation in many parts of the country,” says Mark Clement, co-host of the MyFixitUpLife home improvement radio show. “Starting at the top of the house, it’s important to purchase a roof that is made to withstand these incredible weather scenarios while looking good on non-extreme weather days.”