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Protecting Your Kenosha Home From Heavy Rain Can Be As Easy As Taking These Simple Steps | SERVPRO® of North Kenosha County

4/24/2021 (Permalink)

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Protecting Your Kenosha Home From Heavy Rain Can Be As Easy As Taking These Simple Steps | SERVPRO® of North Kenosha County - SERVPRO OF NORTH KENOSHA COUNTY Blog

Water damage is so common that one in every 50 American homeowners will file a claim in 2021.

If something unexpected happens and you realize that you need water damage restoration help, you won’t be alone. Depending on your social circle, more than one friend, acquaintance, family member or coworker might need to file a water damage claim, too.

Water damages the home in many ways. You probably know a few of them. Most homeowners have a few of the most common causes on their mental list. That includes problems like a flash flood or a burst pipe.

But heavy rains can be a significant cause of water damage. This is especially true if there are home maintenance issues that go unaddressed over time.

It’s not possible to prevent every type of water damage your home could suffer. But there is a lot you can do regarding maintaining your home to help ensure it’s not vulnerable to damage caused by heavy rains.

Getting Your Home Ready to Withstand Wet Weather

Our staff includes a dedicated team of water damage experts, so we have valuable insights into how you can protect your home from suffering water damage now and in the future. The good news is that basic home maintenance can help you stay safe from water damage.

Learn how your yard drains. Knowing how your yard drains is vital to protecting your home. If you notice that your yard is draining toward your home, then you might want to get in touch with a landscaping expert to look for ways to protect your yard.

Invest in native plant landscaping. Many people don’t realize that the right landscaping at your home can make a big difference when it comes to preventing water damage. Native plants, trees and bushes can be vital in protecting your home from water damage. Talk with landscaping experts in the area or visit a native plant sale for tips and ideas.

Explore sealing your roof. 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.

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 247 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.

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