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Tips for Preventing Basement Flooding

Winter is almost upon us, and while we may not associate winter with flooding, the fluctuating temperatures that typically occur at the beginning of winter pose a great risk for basement flooding. After a heavy snowfall in early winter, the temperature can often rise above zero degrees, causing a massive snow melt, which creates a potentially disastrous situation in terms of basement flooding. Factor in that a lack of flourishing vegetation is present at this time of year, and you have a very high risk scenario for basement flooding. Luckily, there are ways to mitigate risk before a potential flood event occurs. Here are some useful tips to help defend your home against the costs and stress of basement flooding. Continue reading Tips for Preventing Basement Flooding