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.