Basement flooding can happen as a result of heavy rain, melting snow or a faulty pipe. However, there are steps you can take inside and outside of your home to prevent flooding from occurring. By taking the necessary steps to protect your home against flooding, you are potentially saving yourself thousands of dollars in repairs.
Waterproofing your basement can seem like a huge headache, but it is much less troublesome than having to deal with a flooded basement or water entering your home from a heavy downpour. By being proactive and taking the necessary steps to prevent disasters, you could save time, money and avoid surprises.
It’s already mid-November and starting to feel like winter in the GTA. This means that snow will soon follow. Unavoidable power outages can happen as a result of heavy snow and ice storms, like one that took place in December 2013. You don’t have any control over when these outages happen, but you do have the ability to prepare ahead of time.
You’ve probably heard the term sump pump before, but what exactly is a sump pump and what does it do? With the recent snowstorm in Buffalo, NY, and last years flooding in the GTA, it is important as ever to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws our way.
If you aren’t prepared, winter can bring forth a number of plumbing issues, like the 2013 ice storm in the GTA. Plan a weekend before the cold months arrive to prepare your plumbing for winter, to avoid costly repairs in the spring.