Installing a rain diverter over the doorway to your house will make life a little easier the next time you come home during a downpour. While diverters are available at many building supply stores, they are not hard to make if you have trouble finding them.
Roof leaks around chimneys are often caused by problems with the flashing--the sheet metal that keeps the intersection between the chimney and roof watertight. Read on to find out how to properly install roof flashing around chimneys.
Installing a chimney cap can help to prevent mold, mildew and moisture from damaging your home, while the mesh cage reduces fire hazards and keeps birds, squirrels and other animals out of the chimney.
Gutters are a common way to handle rain running off a roof, but if your house doesn’t have gutters, you can still keep rainwater away from doors by installing a rain diverter. Watch this video to see how.