Poor rain drainage is something that can cost you hundreds-if not, thousands, depending on the severity of the problem. The good news is that if you catch the signs of poor drainage early on and hire trained professionals, you can save yourself time, headaches, and money. Make sure to keep an eye our for these signs of poor drainage in and around your home regularly to catch the issue early on.
Mildew and Mold in the Attic
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Attics are great for storing holiday decorations, but they can also become a breeding ground for mold and mildew if your homes drainage system hasn’t been cleaned for a while and causing pools of water on the roof. Make sure to climb into your attic every few months to check for signs of mildew. If you do spot anything, make sure to address the issue right away or it can cost you $4000-$9000 if the roof has to be replaced.
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The next time it rains, keep an eye out for a waterfall effect coming from the roof of your home. This is a sure tell sign that your gutters are clogged and need to be cleaned. Although cleaning your gutter yourself may seem easy, it can be dangerous and requires tall ladders, special equipment and a professional trained eye.
Pooling Water In Your Yard
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If you return home to find pooling water in your front and backyard, your gutters may need to be cleaned, or the water isn’t being directed away from the yard properly. This is an easy fix by hiring trained professionals who can spot the problem and fix it before it worsens.
Signs of poor drainage is something you don’t want to ignore. What may look like a seemingly easy job to do, cleaning gutters should be left to a trained professional who can get the job done faster and easier.
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