Ways to Avoid Basement Flooding

Tips to Avoid Basement Flooding by Great Western Restoration

A flooded basement in Portland can be a major and costly inconvenience. Homeowners can take certain precautions to prevent basement flooding that can lead to the need for water restoration. In the event of basement flooding, you will want to enlist the services of 24-hour emergency restoration. Flood damage can cause costly repairs and should be addressed as soon as possible.

This video highlights three of the most common causes of flooded basements—and how to address them. Flooding caused by window wells filling up can be avoided by a better drainage system and new windows. Regularly checking the sump pump and fixing cracks can also help avoid basement flooding as well as the need for water restoration services.