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How to Prevent Basement Flooding During the Spring Thaw?

Chad Vanvari
Publication date:
March 20, 2018
Article Summary: 

The blog discusses ways to prevent basement flooding during the spring thaw, a time when melting snow and ice can cause excess water to accumulate around homes and properties. The author suggests several preventative measures, including clearing gutters and downspouts of debris, ensuring proper grading around the home's foundation, sealing cracks and gaps, installing window well covers, and investing in a sump pump system. The blog also emphasizes the importance of regular maintenance and inspections, such as testing the sump pump and checking for signs of water damage or mold growth.


basement flooding, spring thaw, preventative measures, gutters, downspouts, grading, foundation, cracks, window well covers, sump pump system, maintenance, inspections, water damage, mold growth.

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Chad Vanvari
How to Prevent Basement Flooding During the Spring Thaw?
March 20, 2018
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