Did you know rain can cause some of the priciest damage to your home? Any rain water that gets into the home can lead to disasters that can add up to clean up. Rain water can cause damage to the foundation, gutters, walls, ceilings, and floors in a home.  Not stopping at structural damage mold and mildew problems throughout a home can also be a result. Below are a few simple tips to help reduce the risk.


Check your roof for any missing shingles or holes.  Check and make sure the caulk is good around any pipe or chimney.


Make sure your gutters are clear of debris.


Check your sump pump to make sure it is functioning properly.


Check your foundation for any cracks that water could seep into.


Make sure your landscaping is properly draining the rain water away from your house.