It’s wise to inspect your home periodically to find new problems early, i.e. water that gets trapped on a window sill due to silt is easy to repair if caught early.
If moisture remains there it will cause hidden damage which may ultimately require buying a new window.
An annual inspection of your home’s exterior will save you money when you find and repair problems early. During any visit, just ask us to
review your home and identify those areas with the most risk. We can usually explain why the problem occurred and what steps can be taken to prevent a repeat of the problem, i.e. adding gutters to
direct water away from your home and replacing rotted wood trim with pvc trim (which will not rot).
Here are themost common types of water damageyour home may experience:
Window sills and other trim around the window
Door thresholds and other trim around the door
Vertical kickplates underneath doors where water splashes up
Wood trim underneath the roof line (fascia and soffitts)
Trim that projects out from the house like decorative wood over windows and corner boards
Windows and doors that are not properly flashed will get water damage behind them
Decks not properly flashed where the deck ledger board connects to the house