Basement Flood Cleanup in Toronto From a Sump Pump Backup
Many Toronto area homes have a sump pump to collect and discharge excess groundwater outside basement walls or below the basement slab. As seen in this YouTube video - a sump pit can quickly backup and cause basement flooding from heavy rainfall, rapid snowmelt or ice and snow damming (preventing water from draining away from your wet basement foundation wall).
This sump pump backup quickly caused this basement flood in Etobicoke. Many personal items, furniture, doors, flooring and walls were damaged by flood water. The furnace was also damaged by flood water and needed to be disconnected, professionally cleaned and reinstalled.
If a sump pump becomes overworked or loses power (due to storm related power outage) it will stop working, causing the pit to overflow resulting in emergency basement flood damage cleanup in Toronto.
Don’t treat basement flood water lightly even if your basement only has an inch of water in it, or has heightened humidity levels, it is the perfect breeding ground for mold damage. Mold growth not only ruins drywall, furniture, carpets, flooring, etc. but it can also lead to poor indoor air quality causing respiratory problems. Preventing mold growth is important to keep your home and family clean and healthy.
Important Safety Tips
Basement flood water from a sump pump backup can be contaminated and dangerous, so when you can’t prevent it, make sure you stay safe. If your basement is damaged by flooding call a local water damage cleanup and restoration company to help you cleanup, dry, sanitize and repair the water damage.
SELECT Restoration Services is the restoration company in Toronto you can trust for reliable, comprehensive basement flood cleanup services. Would you know what to do after discovering water in your basement? We can help. If you need fast water cleanup and restoration services in the Greater Toronto Area, including sewage cleanup, sanitization and dehumidification services, make us your FIRST CALL in an emergency.
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Please contact SELECT Restoration if you have questions about seepage, sump pump installation, waterproofing or if you need an emergency water damage restoration in Toronto, including basement flood cleanup and restoration requiring specialized sewer backup cleaning. We can help you to repair damage caused by basement flooding.
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