10 ways winter weather can damage your home Winter weather in Canada can be unpredictable to say the least. In some areas, it’s not unusual to see extreme cold, freezing rain, snow squalls, windstorms, and a sunny day above zero degrees all in the same week. Unfortunately, drastic changes in weather and temperature can damage your home, so it’s important to take some precautionary measures to protect it. Learne about 10 common issues to watch out for this winter, plus tips to avoid damage to your home from our partners at Economical Insurance by clicking here. While most home insurance policies exclude damage caused by regular wear and tear and maintenance issues, there are certain cases where your home insurance may have your back in the event of a winter mishap. Contact your licensed insurance broker to find out how your own policy may or may not respond if your home is damaged in the winter.