Prepare for Heavy Rainfall in Augusta

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Rain, rain go away! It’s been a record year for rainfall in this area over the past year.  How does all of this extra water and run off impact the real estate business?

Lately, we have found a lot of water related issues in homes that had not seen any kind of moisture issues in the past. There are some simple things you need to keep in mind to prevent water damage from happening. For instance, ensure the gutters are cleaned and soil is graded away from your house. These simple steps will save you money in the long run.12.30.15

As a buyer, if any water damage gets caught during the home inspection, take a common sense approach. This is a seasonal issue, and there are things you can do to repair or prevent damage that aren’t expensive. Pay attention to your professional home inspector and other professionals on how the problems can be addressed.

By working with professionals, you can determine which water issues are long term problems and which can be prevented in the future. Home inspectors, termite inspectors, and real estate professionals can guide you on how to handle any moisture issues on your property.

If you have any questions, give us a call or send us an email. We would be happy to help you!