If you happen to be in the areas of the US that are experiencing heavy rains, you might be in a position to walk your home. By walking your around the permiter of your home, you can check for damage. Constant rain can cause damage to a home due to its consistency. Rain can hurt walls, roofs, grading and more around the home. All of these issues can lead to bigger, more expensive issues.
There are some steps you can take to avoid any further damage to your home due to rain and storms. Walking around your property to check the grading of your home will be helpful in making sure water is not running into your home. Water needs to run away from your home. Checking your roof for leaks will protect your walls, ceilings and floors. Cleaning out your gutters will keep your downspouts clear of debris. And therefore, operating properly. By trimming trees, you will keep loose branches away from windows that could break. And then rain has an easy way of getting in your home causing more water damage. Tracking proper home maintenance during these rainy seasons will help protect your home. This infographic from Paragon Real Estate Group shows us how four simple tips can go a long way.