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Protect your Home from Standing Water
Accidents happen and emergencies will occur. Many times, you simply cannot predict when you will have an issue. However, if you want to be pro-active Baker Restoration and Construction has been around long enough to know small tips and tricks you can do to prevent standing water accumulating in your basement.
Have your Home’s Foundation Checked
Did you know that there could be cracks in your foundation without you knowing? This can happen from root structures growing under your home, settling of the home or even soil erosion. When cracks form within the foundation’s structure, it leaves your home vulnerable to groundwater seeping in from rainstorms or other unpredictable factors.
Maintain your Sump Pump
Living in Northeast Ohio, many of the homes have a sump pump. In 1987, an amendment to the US Federal Clean Water Act established that sump pumps are required to be installed in certain homes, even if the homes are not located in high risk flood areas. Since Northeast Ohio experiences snow storms and torrential rain storms, a sump pump helps protect your basement from flooding. That is, until it fails.