Preparing Yourself and House for Winter, Part One

It’s something I don’t like to think about but winter is upon us and before we see any weather that can potentially harm our home or even our own well-being, it would be advisable to take precautions now.  So we did some research as to how to prepare ourselves and homes for winter. Let’s start…

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Water Damage Prevention: Downspout Extensions

The purpose of a gutter system is to prevent rainwater from bombarding your foundation.  You can have a spotless gutter system, but it would be futile if your downspouts drain near or towards your foundation. An easy way to have adequate drainage is through downspout extensions. However, sometimes these can be frustrating. They are designed…

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How To Keep Water Out of Your Basement

Here are some tips for helping prevent a flooded basement. Although we’re past Spring, rain has pretty much continued to frequent our area, at least on a weekly basis. If your basement has the tendency to flood, this is enough to make you shiver. Check your guttering system 623 gallons of water comes off the…

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