Make sure you check your gutters for proper drainage of downspouts. Dirt will collect and harden over the downspout opening
with a lack of rain in summer months . Checking this before winter can help ensure proper drainage of your gutters. If water is spilling over the edges
of your gutter the water may be spilling behind the gutter as well. IF the flashing or drip edges are
damaged or missing water may find its way into your home. Here is an example of water and and raccoon damage caused by gutter neglect.This caused roof plywood to become damaged.