Helpful Tips on Preparing Your Home for Severe Weather
During severe weather, your house may endure brutal conditions from the heavy rains or gusting winds. Take the time now to properly equip and prepare your home with the accessories it will need to survive the storm. Here are some helpful tips for preparing your home for severe weather. Tip #1: Seal all windows and doors Walk the exterior and interior of your home to make sure that all windows and doors are properly secure and there are no cracks or gaps in the windows or doors. This will prevent wind and water from entering the home during severe weather. Tip #2: Remeber your roof and gutters Prior to the storm’s arrival, it would be important to check your homes roof and gutters. A roof in good condition can shield the interior of your home from the storm outside. Gutters that have been properly maintained and cleaned will help to funnel the water away from the home. Tip#3: Point drain spouts away from the home When walking the exterior of your home, make sure to check all of your drains spouts making sure to see they are connected to the gutters and properly pointed away from the house. This will help prevent water from entering the home via the foundation.
Severe Weather Measures with Roof Right
If you are worried that your roof or gutters will not stand up to the storm, please call the professionals at Roof Right for help. We have a preventative maintenance program that will identify any potential issues that may arise during severe weather, as well as an emergency response team in case severe weather does hit.