Are you prepared for the cold Maryland weather? From freezing rain and low temperatures, to damaging winds, sleet or snow, can all cause serious and costly property damage. While you cannot control the weather, you can take steps to prepare your Carroll County home or business. To help prevent costly winter storm damages, consider taking the following precautions to protect your property before winter weather hits. Check your Carroll County business property for downed tree limbs and branches. Wind, heavy rain, ice and snow can cause branches to fall, which could cause damage to your property and potentially cause personal injuries. Inspect your roof, pipes, and gutters, downspouts should be directed away from your building. Clear gutters of debris that may have gathered during the fall. Winter starts December 21, 2020 and leaves can cause a damming effect, which can lead to roof damage. When winter weather strikes, call SERVPRO Carroll County to strike back.