Winter is a time for relaxing indoors, making a hot cup of tea and listening to the rain pour down outside.
But winter is also the season of storms, and sometimes, lots of rain.
Sweltering summer heat followed by long periods of rain is causing havoc with our homes and putting unprecedented pressure on our plumbing systems, gardens, roofs, and walls.
With the number of torrential rain events smashing the West Coast, it’s only natural that many are wondering how they can better protect their homes and property from these (unusual) weather events.
Let’s take a look at how you can storm-proof your home this season.
1. Check for leaks
There’s nothing more disappointing than hearing a persistent drip coming from the ceiling – or worse a full-blown leak. Just knowing your precious belongings could be at risk of water damage is enough to warrant a proper search for leaks.…