End Of Summer

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Summer is coming to a close and the drought has ended in much of the United States. We have had an incredibly dry summer in much of the country with a lot of damage to crops and many forest fires.

Flooded Homes

Autumn Rains Can Cause Severe Flooding

 

With the end of the drought comes heavy rain in many area.

It is important to make sure your home is ready for all the rain.

 

 

There are a few things you should check to be sure you are ready for the rain.

 

You will want to make sure that your gutters and downspouts are cleaned out and water can flow freely.

Make sure that any drains outside of basement doors or in the basement are clear to allow the water to drain properly.

Make sure your sump pump is working properly.

 

You will want to make sure that water can flow away from your house and especially any basement door to prevent water from building up and entering you home.

These are just a few tips to help prevent flooding.

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