As a homeowner, keeping your home free from leaks and water damage is a huge priority. Water damage can be costly to repair, as it can cause warping and bending in wood, spur mold growth, and initiate deterioration. The damage can spread to your interior and affect other areas of your home. Fortunately, by taking a few proactive measures, you can prevent these issues. Here, Sterling Exteriors, the outdoor living and home improvement expert, suggests a few home improvement projects that will improve your home’s defense against these problems.