Preparing for Heavy Rain the Right Way

A little bit of rain here and there is good for the environment and isn’t a large cause for concern. Rain can help keep the trees, yards and plants looking fresh and hydrated. However, too much rain, especially in a short amount of time, can cause damage to your yard and your home. In addition to investing in flood protection for your home, here are some tips on how to prepare for an upcoming storm.

Clear Away Debris

Look over both your gutters and nearby street grates to check for debris. Small sticks, leaves and branches can easily congregate in and around your home which can in turn block off key drainage points.

A simple check of your gutters and nearby drainage points can reduce the risk of water congregating in and around your home.

Check Your Sump Pump

Sump pumps are responsible for clearing away excess water inside of your home to reduce the risk of a flood. If you have a sump pump, it will be located in your basement. If you notice that the forecast is particularly rain-heavy in the upcoming days, test your sump pump a couple of times to ensure it is working properly.

Invest in the Right Products

The right flood protection products can make all of the difference in how impactful heavy rain will be on your home. Without the right line of defense, your home can quickly endure a signficant amount of damage thanks to heavy rainfall and potential flooding.

Contact Flood Avert for More Information

At Flood Avert, we make affordable products designed to help save you a significant amount of stress and money in the long run. Feel free to contact us or browse our website to learn more about our products.