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Water Damage Prevention Tips

2/13/2020 (Permalink)

Your home's foundation is the glue that holds your house together. Water damage is the number 1 culprit in weakening the foundation of your home. If water damage goes untreated, it can weaken the structure of your house, causing you a lot of money in the long run. Follow these prevention tips below to protect your home from water damage. 

#1 - Endure Good Drainage

  • Clean your gutters.
  • Direct downspouts 5-10' away from the house.
  • Slope your yard away from the foundation.

#2 -Test Your Sump Pump 

  • Check your sump pump once a year.
  • Test more frequently during the rainy season.

#3 - Fix Water Leaks

  • Repair any noticeable dripping pipes.
  • Repair any cracked caulking.
  • Inspect the roof for missing, loose or damaged shingles. 

If you or anybody you know has water damage that needs assistance, don't hesitate to call SERVPRO of Danvers/Ipwsich. We are available, 24/7! 

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