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4 Ways to Prevent Water Damage

4 Ways to Prevent Water Damage

Water damage is one of the most common and costly problems for homeowners. Water damage not only weakens your home structurally, it can also create a host of other problems like reduced energy efficiency, mold growth and water stains.

4 Ways to Prevent Water Damage

Fortunately, you can prevent water damage by following these tips from Lask Exterior Solutions, LLC, provider of high-quality roofing and gutter protection services:

1. Roof Inspection

The best and easiest way to head off water damage is with thorough inspection. At Lask Exterior Solutions, LLC, we’ll start by investigating and locating potential leaks on your roof. Such proactive maintenance allows you to fix your roof’s issues long before they actually threaten your home.

2. Keep Your Gutters Clear

Performing regularly scheduled cleanups on your gutters and downspouts ensures they’ll be able to handle heavy rainfall. An even better option is investing in high-quality gutter covers, which do all the work for you. Gutter Helmet® the most reliable gutter defense system on the market, making gutter maintenance a thing of the past for homeowners.

3. Maintain Your Landscape

Plant life in your backyard helps prevent heavy rainfall from degrading your home’s foundation by absorbing moisture in the ground. Trim trees and shrubbery that have grown too big to prevent overcrowding. Unruly tree branches could scratch and damage your roof and siding.

4. Keep Your Flashing in Good Condition

Maintaining your flashing should always be a priority as flashings are more exposed to water damage than any other part of your roof. Check your flashings after each storm and replace them if they’re showing signs of damage.

Lask Exterior Solutions, LLC provides premium roofing and gutter solutions that can strengthen your home’s defense against water damage. We provide gutter guards to keep your gutters clear of any debris. Call us at (815) 788-6699. We serve homeowners in Rockford, IL, and nearby areas.