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With warmer weather expected in the near future, there are things you can do to help keep moisture out of your home when that snow begins to melt.
Gil Ramirez with EverDry Waterproofing says one thing people can do right now is clear any snow build-up around the foundation.
"That's where the melting is going to start, and it's not so much the water and precipitation in the yards, as it is right along the foundation walls. You want to clear that away as much as possible," explained Ramirez.
He says clearing a 5-6 foot path is a good rule to follow.
"Just the snow and ice against the foundation, vapors from that can penetrate that wall," said Ramirez.
Also, he suggests checking downspouts. Plus, making sure when that melting begins, there's space for that water to drain.
"On a lot of those down spouts, they're full of ice. They're not functional right now, you got to clear those as best you can," Ramirez said.
Once you get that snow away from the house, do a quick inspection.
"Look around your home. If you have any cracks or crevices above the grade you can spot yourself, try to seal those with some caulk to close those up for right now," said Ramirez.
A little "sweat equity" can pay big dividends in the long run for your house.
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