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Easy Ways to Prevent Rain Damage

12/28/2018 (Permalink)

Storm Damage Easy Ways to Prevent Rain Damage Rain might be a natural part of life, but it can cause a lot of destruction!

Rain happens all the time, and while it’s sometimes needed, it can also cause major damage. In fact, we often get calls from home and business owners after a rainstorm because their property has sustained flooding. Fortunately, a little preparation can prevent a lot of damage!

  1. Clean out your gutters. Your gutters are your first line of defense against flooding, but if they are not cleared, rain can overflow and become a problem. Regular cleanings will help prevent this buildup and allow your gutters to work properly.

  1. Repair any roof damage. In many instances, rainwater gets in through cracks in the roof, which creates a major problem. If you notice or know of any weaknesses in your roof, have it addressed immediately.

  1. Ensure your doors and windows are closed. This may seem like one of the most obvious steps you can take, but it’s commonly overlooked. Before a storm arrives, ensure all openings are shut so rain cannot easily enter your home or building.

There are many steps you can take to prevent rain damage, but the steps above are some of the simplest. If you do have flooding from rain, we can make it “Like it never even happened” if you call us today at (828) 396-1070!

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