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Winter Weather Identifies Needed Improvements

Enhabit recently surveyed more than 500 people about how well their homes fared during recent winter weather, which brought sustained low temperatures and heavy snowfall to some areas.

The extreme weather led to problems that may need to be addressed. Those who indicated that their home could have done better in some ways identified these concerns:

Improvement Number of Responses Percent
Insulation and air sealing 178 54%
Better windows 102 31%
Rain gutters 91 28%
Heating system 74 23%
Better yard drainage 61 19%
Keeping water out of the basement 47 14%
A power backup system 45 14%
A new or repaired roof 34 10%
Keeping water out of the house 25 8%

 

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