How to Prevent Flooding

Once you have finished your basement, you want to make sure that it stays just as nice as the day it is completed. In order to do this you are going to take a few steps to prevent it from flooding. First, you are going to want to look for different ways to divert rain water from your house. You may want to extend your gutter down spouts so they are farther from your house. Make sure that you clean out your gutters at least 2 times each year, once during the spring and once during the fall. You will also want to make sure that your yard is graded down and away from your house and basement.

There is a lot of flooding throughout Toronto and southern Ontario and choosing the right emergency flood contractor is very important to ensure the job is done correctly.

Steps to Take for Basement FloodingThere are times however, no matter what preventative measures that you take, your basement is still going to flood. If your basement does flood, you should not go into the area until you have a professional come out to look at it. Entering a flooded basement can be dangerous as there is a risk of gas leaks, electrical shock, and other hidden hazards. This is a situation where you must contact a professional who has experience in dealing with flooding, property damage and potential risk of live electricity.

Is Your Basement Flooded?If you see that your basement is flooded, call a certified professional like Hammerschlag Construction to take care of your needs. We’re available most hours of the day and provide emergency service for situations such as flooded homes and basements and basement renovations.

Call us today at 416-662-9263 for any emergency service you need.


How To Select The Right Home Service Provider And Toronto Remodeler

Toronto RemodelerIt might seem impossible to select a good service provider on your first try, considering all the competing marketing claims and all the fly by night remodelers out there in the GTA. A good trust worthy contractor is definitely a must for any home renovation or service needs.

Choosing a remodeling company is a very subjective choice, and you have to go with someone you’re comfortable with. Most importantly, their work should speak for itself. Hammerschlag construction has done a lot of work over the past few years in Toronto and takes a lot of pride in providing high quality work to all of our clients.

Whether you’re looking for bathroom renovations in Mississauga Toronto or anywhere in the GTA, or looking for a home service project to complete, it’s important to always follow the same best practices.

Deciding who to hire is a matter of what you prioritize. Do you value references, price, licenses, insurance, etc.? Do you have a checklist and want to make sure that every remodeler has every item checked off? It’s also very important to check their previous work and testimonials to ensure they have a great track record.

One more thing to keep in mind that we usually get what we pay for. You can bet that a company charging too low of a price is going to have some fault of some kind somewhere down the line. If you pay for better service from a more reputable company with a long history in the community and a solid track record, expect great service and accountability.

Hammerschlag construction is focused purely on value and providing you with quality work. We don’t believe in last minute upsells or increased budgets. Our goal is to give you quality work that’s done on time.

Call Hammerschlag Construction today at 416-662-9263 for your free estimate or quick quote. We service the entire GTA for many home service and renovation projects.