The weather during summer is something to behold. It’s mostly those beautiful long, sunny days, ones we’re able to go outdoors and look fabulous, but then every now and again, we’re subjected to an almighty summer thunderstorm. Whether you love them or loathe them, they are just a fact of summer! While it can be enjoyable to spend an hour or two on the porch, watching the storm do its thing from a distance, things get slightly less comfortable when it’s right over our property. That’s when the damage is done. Below, we take a look at a few ways you can ensure you and your property come through the storm unscathed.
Check the Roof
All that rain that goes along with the thunderstorm has to enter your home somehow. The most common method is through your roof, which, if you haven’t checked up on its condition in a while, is probably more vulnerable than you imagine. So when the sun is shining, get up there – or hire a professional to get up there – and check to see if there are any weak spots. It’s much easier to fix a roof when the weather is glorious, rather than wait until it’s been further damaged by a storm….
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