Basements are prone to flooding for many reasons. It can happen anytime although it usually occurs during a heavy rainfall or snowmelts. Basements are the lowest level of a building and are typically built entirely or partly below ground level.
Reasons for flooded basements vary. It could occur by seepage or flow through the walls or foundation floor, surface water sources, sewer backup or many other reasons.
Gravity always does its magic. if the source of water intrusion is above the basement, it will work its way down.
There are several different circumstances that can result in a flooded basement. If that happens to you, help is a call away.
SERVPRO of Steuben DeKalb and LaGrange counties has trained water damage technicians that can help you every step of the way.