Clogged Gutters Can Turn Into Mold

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Mold, that funky green and or black gunk that attaches itself to all available surfaces given the right conditions; those conditions are moisture and lack of light.  Mold will invade these areas and continually thrive if allowed the opportunity.  Mold will deteriorate the surface it attaches itself to by incorporating itself within the material of that surface.  Whether that surface is on the ground (driveways, sidewalks, parked cars, furniture and even the ground itself) or on the house (outside and ...

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Ground Trenching

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Trenching is just as the meaning of the word implies, rainfall hitting the ground or ground oriented surface, in a concentrated area, usually the straight line of a roof edge, the rain will dig into the ground creating a small trench.  The trenches are usually not visible in the very beginning of the life of a house.  Over time the homeowner discovers that small valleys, lines or trenches appear around the outside edges of the home.

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Foundation Cracking

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The foundation of home is where a house meets the earth and becomes one with the ground.  Made of cinder blocks, bricks, concrete or even wood, the house is placed on a foundation to keep the actual house from touching the soil or ground.  The foundation allows space under a house so that the inner workings (plumbing, electricity, A/C, cable, etc.) can be accessed by either the homeowner or a professional home repair worker.

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