Water damage is brutal. It can ruin both your home and your belongings. It can leave behind mold, an even more destructive force. And if you’re not mitigating your water damage risk because you think insurance will cover everything, you may be in for a rude awakening. Insurance is for emergencies. Homeowner’s insurance typically covers things like tree limbs falling and tearing a hole in your roof, or tornadoes ripping the shingles away. It doesn’t cover basic maintenance failures, or even, always, the results of those maintenance failures. “If the damage is not sudden..
While October, November, and December certainly aren’t Tampa’s wettest season, we can still expect six to seven inches of rainfall over the coming months. In addition, summer’s heavy rains and our recent run-in with Hurricane Matthew mean unprotected gutters are probably overflowing with debris – at least, they are if you didn’t follow our advice back in August when we told you to take care of your fall gutter cleaning. At this point, it’s wise to simply hire someone like us, your friendly neighborhood gutter guys, to come and take care of the..
You already know you need to clean your gutters at least twice a year if you want to protect your home from expensive water damage. But when do you need to start thinking about replacing the gutters instead? There are four signs you need to watch out for. Your gutters are pulling or sagging. Gutters cannot do their job if they’re not flush with the fascia. If you see them pulling away from your home or sagging then they’re not doing a good job of helping your home to shed water. Of course, we don’t..