7 Ways to Prevent Basement Flooding This Spring

A flooded basement can put a real damper on your ability to enjoy the warm weather and greenery that spring brings us. Here are 7 tips to prevent basement flooding this season and keep yours looking beautiful.

1). Keep gutters free of debris and position downspouts away from your foundation

2). Fill in any minor foundation cracks with epoxy

3). Make sure your sump pump is free of debris and in good working condition

4). Inspect your sewer system or septic tank

5). Install window well covers on any below-grade windows

6). Purchase a generator if you need to run a sump pump

Generator

7). Review your insurance policy

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