2. Examine your roof carefully, looking for worn, curled or missing shingles - and have those replaced.
4. Make sure downspouts are sloping away from the house and carrying water at least 5 feet away from foundation walls.
5. Ensure lawn sprinkler heads are not spraying the walls of the house.
7. Examine window and door flashing, seals or weatherstripping to ensure sealants are pliable and continuous.