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Securing loose rain gutters and downspouts and clearing clogged areas can also reduce the risk of water damage to your property.
Secure all gutters and downspouts and clear them out to prevent home flooding.
According to the review, the building needs about $69,100 in high-priority repair work, including work on the roof, downspouts, gutters and windows.
To reduce breeding grounds, keep rain gutters and downspouts clean and free of leaves.
Make sure all gutters are secured and clear of leaves and debris, and that the downspouts extend 10 feet from the foundation of the home.
A $462,000 bond from the city was used to replace 8,216 square feet of roof, including shingles, roof gutters and downspouts.
Prevent mosquitoes from breeding by removing stagnant water from areas such as flowerpots, plastic containers, gutters and downspouts.
A cleaned out gutter or downspout will also go a long way to prevent flooding or additional pressure on a home, and parish officials are asking residents to help clear storm drains near their home.
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Definition of downspout for English Language Learners
: a pipe that carries rainwater from the roof of a building to the ground
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