Although this was not the worst winter we have ever had in the region, we still are experiencing some winter to spring thaw. This influx of water in our streams, rivers and lakes can cause some pretty heavy water damage in basements around the area. There are a few culprits that cause water damage to basements that people always forget check. SuperClean is here to make you aware of these secret threats so that your basement stays dry!
In the Gutters
Gutters are supposed to save your roof from being damaged by excessive debris and help guide the water off your roof. But did you know that gutters that aren’t working properly are as bad for you home as a hole in your roof? Water can sit next to the foundation of your home and seep into the floors and soak into your walls. So how do you check if your gutters are working properly? Next time it rains, take an umbrella and stand under your gutters. If there is a heavy leak under any part of your gutters, it’s time to call a professional to help you get your gutters in check.
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Sump Pump Woes
Having your last line of defense fail when you desperately need can be tragic. Having a sump pump and properly maintaining are important in order to make sure your basement is never flooding uncontrollably. There are a couple things you can do in order to make sure your last line of defense is there when you need it. Regularly testing out your sump pump is important to catching any issues you may have when your basement is in taking water. Also buying a generator for when there may be a loss of electricity is a great solution.