We all know the saying: “April Showers Bring May Flowers.” But sometimes, April showers bring significant water intrusion to basements through cracks in the foundation, sump pump backups, or sewer backups. Water intrusion may start slowly and seep into your basement un-noticed affecting drywall, flooring and stored items.
We suggest that you routinely inspect your basement during heavy rainfall to check for common signs of moisture. It’s important to properly assess water damage and even consider hiring a professional to inspect any damage. We’ve provided some tips on how you can prepare and protect your home from flooding this spring.