Home for All-Seasons: How the Changing Seasons Impact Your Home

The changing seasons can affect your home in a variety of ways like during the transition from winter to spring or fall to winter. If you live in North Carolina, rain, heat, and snow can take their toll on a number of important structural components. Your roof, windows, siding, front porch, and even the foundation of your Greensboro home are all subjected to different kinds abuse through time. Protecting them should then be a top priority, especially when preparing for seasonal shifts.

According to experts, with some preventive planning, prepping your home does not have to be an expensive effort. Before you head on over to buy different weatherproofing materials, it’s best to first consult with ABC Roofing & Exteriors, one of the most reliable roofers in Greensboro, NC, about the home elements you’re most concerned about.

As spring makes its effects known fully in North Carolina, certain areas will experience various changes in the way the weather behaves. But for now, according to, late winter storms are still hitting the area despite the onset of spring:

“Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency for North Carolina on Friday (March 7, 2014), hours after the latest winter storm left portions of the state coated in ice and in the dark because of power outages…

… Thousands more of Duke Energy’s customers were without electricity because of the storm, many of them on the edge of the most seriously affected areas…

…While the center of the state got snow, sleet and freezing rain, some counties were inundated by rain. The National Weather Service posted a flood warning for portions of central North Carolina, including areas near the Haw and Neuse rivers. A weather service statement said up to 2 inches of rain had fallen in the warning area.

Because of these unpredictable occurrences, it’s always a good idea to check certain exterior components of your home regularly. Have local roofing contractors in Greensboro like ABC Roofing & Exteriors inspect your home for any problem areas. They can handle everything from your roof and windows to your siding and gutters, and since they’re accredited by the Better Business Bureau, you can be assured that they only do quality work.

(Article excerpt from Governor declares emergency in North Carolina, March 7, 2014)