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Avoiding a Flooded Basement: 5 Tips

umbrellasGiven that Spring weather can be unpredictable, it seems appropriate to take the time to think about how you can avoid experiencing water damage in your own home. While these tips likely wouldn't be enough to help if you receive 20 inches of rain in just a few days, they will reduce or even prevent damage from occurring during typical heavy rain. Naturally, the part of your home most likely to become flooded is the lowest point, your basement! Follow these 5 tips to keep your basement water-free.

Outdoor Spaces Provide A Quiet Space To Relax

outdoor fire pitAs Spring starts to turn into Summer and the heat begins to rise you will most likely start to think about how to make your outdoor space up to par. Being able to relax in your outdoor space is of the utmost importance when the stress levels are rising as the pandemic drones on and on. Staying at home, home-schooling plus other new stressors that have been thrust upon many of us during these strange times can have a large impact. Having an updated and workable space to escape to will help keep your sanity.

Simple Home Maintenance Can Save You Money

basement with water heaterIt is very important to not wait until a problem arises to realize that you may have been neglecting certain home maintenance problems that have been lurking right under your nose. Making sure that you tackle these simple checks and cleaning routines will help save you money in the long run.