Fight Back The Floods
As New Englanders, we should always be ready to protect our basements from flooding — particularly when caused by spring rains or severe storms.
This blog has covered the risks storms and floods pose to our businesses and homes, and to seasonal homes in particular. A flooding disaster can cost thousands of dollars in damage to property, and inflict huge stress on homeowners.
Our basements can be inundated at the most unexpected times and in the most unexpected ways, as one North Woodstock, New Hampshire, couple learned last April. According to a CBSN Boston January article, the couple’s basement was flooded by 16 inches of water — which they alleged was part of the runoff from a commercial ice castle attraction.
The couple spent $30,000 on a system to drain the estimated 35,000 gallons of water from the basement and keep it dry. Read more