Stop Heavy Rains From Damaging Your Valuable Home
Is your home ready to withstand rainy weather?
If you haven’t already, you should put some thought into the ways you are protecting your home from water damage. After all, statistically, you or someone you know will be dealing with it over the next year.
One out of every 50 American homeowners will have to file a water damage claim in 2021.
So if you have to file a claim for water damage this year, you’ll have a lot of company. Statistically, it’s like that someone you know will have to file a water damage claim this year, too. Depending on the size of your network, it might even be more than one person.
When asked how the water damage happens, homeowners cite various problems like severe floods and storms or problems in the home, like a burst pipe. But there are other common sources, as well.
Getting Your Home Ready to Deal With Wet Weather
Use these basic home maintenance tips to ensure your yard looks its best—and that your home is prepared to withstand rainy weather.
Correct yard drainage problems when you find them. Proper yard drainage is vital to protecting your home. If you notice that your yard is draining toward your home, talk with an expert about ways you can protect your yard.
Find ways to make your landscaping into another form of protection. Your yard can be more than a way to ensure your home looks nice in photographs or is noticeable from the road. It can protect your home, too. Research different varieties of protective native plants and use them where you can.
Be sure your roof is ready for a rainstorm. Experts estimate that almost 95% of damage is caused by water finding its way through gaps in your shingles, which can be prevented with this step. It’s definitely worth considering.
If you need help dealing with damage caused by water, fire or any other issue, we’re here to help you restore your home. We have crews who are available 24⁄7 in the event of an emergency. Contact us at any time to learn more about us and how we can help you restore your home to its original state.