6 Tips for Winterizing the House - Koch Homes

6 Tips for Winterizing the House

Around the House l January 18, 2019

The onset of winter brings about many happy times with friends and family, but your house can sometimes feel left out in the cold. The harsh weather can cause it all sorts of problems and headaches (or is that attic-aches?), so it’s good to prepare it to withstand the elements as best as possible.

Whether it’s water damage, frozen pipes or roof damage from heavy snow, repair bills in the winter can cost you thousands of dollars. Protect yourself from avoidable damage by following our top seven winterizing tips!

6 tips for winterizing the house


Koch Homes have been one of the premier homebuilders in the Washington D.C. area since 1951. So, it’s safe to say we know a little something about houses. And while the winters here never really get too intense (we’re not Buffalo, after all), it’s still important to winterize the best you can.

Forgetting to drain your outdoor pipes, or to have your filters and chimneys regularly cleaned, can cause major problems in the future. Follow our helpful tips, and you should be well-protected from Old Man Winter’s frigid grip.

If you’re interested in building a home in the Washington D.C. area, contact us today to set up a consultation. When you choose Koch Homes, you’re one step closer to your dream house.