6 Ways to Prepare your Home for Spring

It's hard to think about warm weather in negative degree weather, but thinking about how to prepare your home for spring will come sooner than you think! 1.) Check the Gutters: Check for loose or leaky gutters. Improper drainage can lead to water in the basement or crawl space. Make sure downspouts drain away from the foundation and are clear and free of debris. 2.) Use Compacted Soil: Low areas in the yard or next to the foundation should be filled with compacted soil. Spring rains can cause yard flooding, which can lead to foundation flooding and damage. Also, when water pools in these low areas in summer, it creates a breeding ground for insects. 3.) Inspect the Concrete: Inspect concrete slabs for signs of cracks or movement. All exterior…
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