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Avoid Water Damage this Winter

Hello, homeowners!

As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, it's important to start preparing your home for the upcoming winter season. Water damage can wreak havoc on your home, leading to costly repairs, mold growth, and potential health risks. By taking a proactive approach and checking various aspects of your home, you can ensure that it remains cozy, safe, and problem-free throughout those colder months. Here are 10 important tasks to add to your Fall To-Do list:

Keep Gutters Clean at All Times

Inspect Your Roof and Gutters

Professionally Inspect Slate Roofs Every 2-3 Years

Ensure Basement Stairwell Drains Are Clear of Debris

Install Covers Over Window Wells Exposed to Rain

Test Your Basement Sump Pump

Have a Wet Basement Looked at by Professionals

Ensure All Exterior Drains are Free of Debris

Ensure that Water is not Dripping Behind Your Gutters

Check the Slope of the Ground Around Your House

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