Springtime in Ohio can bring lots of rain. Not only does this cause our lawns to grow like weeds, but it can bring havoc to our roofs, gutters, foundations and ceilings if our homes aren't properly prepared. As a landlord, you should always be thinking about improving your homes, not just maintaining them. Springtime thunderstorms are a perfect excuse to check for leaks. We recommend checking your roof, and all gutters, downspouts and seams. We also recommend a basic foundation and basement inspection as well. You can also reach out to your tenants to ask if they have noticed any water intrusion during the storms. Some of the time, our.