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Some homes are more susceptible to basement flooding, especially if you live within low lying areas. If you have found that flooding is an issue, there are preventable measures that you can take to seal off your basement. Not all of these methods, however, are fool proof and you may still end up with a basement full of water. Hiring a professional to Flood Damage Can Be Devastating Newnan GA 30263 come out and pump your basement can become quite costly, especially if you find that it is happening on a regular basis throughout the years. Instead, with the aid of a submersible water velocity pump, you can pump out your basement yourself and save some money. However, there are serious safety considerations you must take prior to doing the work yourself.

Precautions When Pumping Newnan GA 30263 Out Your Basement

There are a few steps that will aid you in pumping out your basement, but you will want to be sure that you have taken all of the necessary safety precautions prior to actually beginning to pump the water out.

  • Ensure that the electricity is turned off.Nothing will end your efforts – and quite possibly, your life – faster than stepping Cardboard is Not Waterproof and Other Things Learned From a ... Newnan GA 30263 into a flooded basement that has electric currents surging through the water. Ensure that the electricity is turned off – to be safe, turn off the entire circuit breaker for the home.
  • Always Take Pictures Before Beginning.This is especially important for homeowner’s insurance purposes. You need to prove that the damage was caused by flooding and the only way you can do this Newnan GA 30263 – short of calling your insurance company to your home – is to document the damage with photographs.
  • Let the Water Settle. This may seem like an effort in futility, but it is necessary to let the water settle before trying to pump it out. The reason for this is that the internal pressure and external pressure are working against each other. Any Newnan GA 30263 rapid draining may cause pressure buildup which will result in your basement walls and foundation being compromised.
  • Test the Conditions.This is to ensure that you have waited long enough for the basement flooding to settle. Using your water velocity pump, drain anywhere between two and three feet of water and mark the area where the water sets. Leave the water alone for at Newnan GA 30263 least 24 hours. Check the water levels the next day – if they have risen again, it has not been resting long enough. If the water has not risen, it is okay to proceed in pumping out your basement.

Following these tips will help you prepare for the real work of pumping out your basement.

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