The winter weather is officially here in Michigan and that means cycles of snow, rain, ice storms, and a few sunny days sprinkled in between!
What the change in season also means is that homeowners can expect an increased chance of basement flooding due to the melting snowpack or heavy winter rains.
Because they are the lowest point in the structure of a home, basements are prone to flooding. Factors that contribute to this are:
If you find yourself the victim of a basement flood the most important thing to do is to not panic. Keeping a level head about the situation will come back to help you in many ways.
Aside from contacting your insurance agent, here are some things to do immediately after you experience a basement flood:
Emergency Restoration is the most sought after company in metro Detroit for flood damage restoration.
If your home has suffered a basement flood contact Emergency Restoration at (248) 299-4500. Our team of remediation experts are on call 24/7 to help bring your home back to its normal state.