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Tips to prevent water damage in your home

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ATLANTA (WTOC) -

State Farm has released a report that said Georgia is third in the nation in water damage to houses and home properties.

Georgians have made over 10,000 claims, which have totaled almost $80 million.

Regular maintenance of your home is vital in preventing water damage.

Some tips on detecting that damage and saving your house from it include cleaning under sinks and checking appliances that use water.

Also check drains and gutters monthly, inspect your roof yearly and check all of your window and door frames for gaps.

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