Check the gutters on your NJ home. You may not realize what an important role gutters play on the overall well-being of your home. Gutters can keep excessive water from damaging the foundation of your home, which in turn can help deter flooding in a basement and deterioration of siding along the bottom of your home. Keeping your gutters free of debris and hanging properly will help them work effectively and do the job they are designed to do.
This is a great time of year to inspect your New Jersey home and include the gutters on your checklist. Clean and repair your home’s gutters by clearing out debris that has collected over the winter months. Do not forget to check the downspouts as well, paying close attention to their connections to the gutters and taking care of any clogging. It is also important to make sure that gutters are securely attached to your NJ home.
Gutters can save a home from costly repairs associated with water seeping into and around your home. Taking care of them is important. In addition, if your home does not have gutters you may want to consider having them installed.
Spring is an ideal time of year to conduct a NJ home inspection to uncover any damage harsh winter weather may have caused. Contact Sherlock Home Inspectors today to learn more about taking care of your home and staying on top of seasonal inspections. Our knowledge and experience can help you understand the overall health of your home.
Click here to read “10 Home Checks to Prepare for the Warmer Months” from REALTOR Magazine for other items to inspect on your home as the weather warms up.
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