Wednesday, August 31, 2016 / by Tina Marie Young - Lawrenceburg Branch
Get your mind in the gutters.
Inspect and clean gutters and downspouts. Your roof’s drainage system annually diverts thousands of gallons of water from your house’s exterior and foundation walls. That’s why it is so essential to keep this system flowing smoothly. Clogged gutters can lead to broken exterior surfaces and to water in your basement. They are also extra prone to rust and corrosion. Before the leaves fly this fall, have your gutters cleaned, then covered with mesh guards to keep debris from returning.
Seal those cracks.
Seal gaps and cracks around windows and doors with weather-stripp ...