Snowstorms can cause a lot of serious damage like roof damage, frozen pipes, water damage, and flooding. to any home or business. When the temperature gets warmer after a snowstorm it can result in a snowmelt and the buildup of water. If snowmelt enters into your home it can ruin the interior and the property inside. Here are some helpful tips to prevent flooding from damaging your home:
- Move snow from accumulating around your house, when the snow melts, water can enter into your home and your basement
- Clear all gutters, downspouts, and drains of debris to avoid a water backing up.
- Try to remove any electronics or furniture that may be lying around in the basement, electronics should be unplugged as well
- Make sure your rugs are rolled up and stored in higher location
It’s important to be prepared now, warm weather will be here before you know it and you want to make sure that nothing in your home is affected by flooding that may unexpectedly enter your home. If you have any questions on water or flood damage, contact Peniel Environmental Solutions at 1-866-977-1773 or fill out our contact form!