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Homeowners should do regular exterior checks for any holes in the home's foundation, along with any holes in the wood around door frames and windows. And not only can these holes allow water to seep in, but they can be an entry points for pests such as mice, rats and squirrels in search of a warm home.
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Heavy snow, ice and strong winds can wreak havoc on tree branches. So be sure to remove dead or damaged trees and limbs to protect your home over the harsh winter months.
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