Winter is almost here. Snow will start falling. Sometimes it sticks to your foundation, and sometimes it melts. Regardless, it is right there, by your foundation, looking for a way to seep in through any cracks that are present. For this reason, and several others, you might want to waterproof your basement ASAP.
Seeping Through the Cracks
Until snow piles up high enough, it continues to wax and wane in height around your foundation.
When a water line breaks in a bathroom it can cause a flood very quickly. If not taken care of fast the water will spread to other rooms near the bathroom. Because this happened to you and you were not home you are likely having this problem. If so, below are two tips to help you get things back to normal again.
Dry It Out
Once the water is shut off you need to get as much water as you can off the floor and carpeting.
If you have had a fire in a part of your home then you will be left with a mess to deal with. This mess can include everything from soot and smoke smell to ruined and damaged items, as well as water damage. The first thing you need to do is to clean out the home and remove everything so you can sort through the things you can salvage and get rid of the things that are beyond repair.
Woodpeckers are beautiful birds, but they can be rather annoying when they peck on your home. The constant tap-tap-tap is enough to wake you up and drive you bonkers. Woodpeckers can peck as much as 20 times per second and peck a total of as much as 12,000 times in one day.
Woodpeckers have an average lifespan of 4-12 years but can live as long as 30 years, which means a lot of damage can be done to your home and to your sanity.
Hurricanes can bring devastating floods with them, and if your home is hit by one of these storms, you may be faced with wind damage as well as water damage. If you have decided that you can rebuild your home, there are a few things you'll want to do before you begin the process. Here are a few things to take into consideration as you prepare to rebuild.
Remove Excess Water