It's that time of year when drenching rains and high winds appear almost out of nowhere. Whether you are planning an August staycation or if you are heading on one last summer escape, don't forget to take a few steps to make sure your home will stay flood and damage free from summer storms.
- Check the drains around your property and clear away any leaves or vegetation that could block it from taking the water away from your foundation.
- Clean your gutters to help with efficient water flow to your drains.
- Inspect basements for any sign of water leaking in. With all of the rain we've had lately, now is a good time to find the weak spots and correct them before you have costly damage on your hands.
- Look for any signs of water leaking in from