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Exterior upkeep

Clear it out: Clear gutters and eaves troughs of leaves, sticks, and other debris. Consider installing leaf guards if your gutters can accommodate them – they are real time savers and can prevent damage from clogged gutters.  If it rains and water is coming over the edge of the gutter like a waterfall, its a sign of a clogged gutter that needs cleaned out. Clogged gutters can allow trees to grow in them and get under your roofing materials and cause severe damage. Check the joints between sections of gutter, as well as between the gutter and downspouts, and make any necessary adjustments to tighten them. Check your down spouts they need to go out 6 ft away from the home