The majority of homes have the furnace or boiler located in the basement of the home. Over the years we have noticed that this really isn’t the safest place for these valuable systems especially when most homes have little protection from the damaging effects that water can have upon a basement. What was once a solid wall began to develop cracks then leaks and now you have water problem in your basement. Homes that experience water damage in this way are usually not equipped to handle the water once it gets into the home. Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning and the Four Seasons plumbing experts have a solution to help keep the water away from your home.
Your Aging Foundation
As a home ages, the foundation begins to show signs of wear and tear. Where a sump pump may not have been necessary 10 or 15 years ago, it is not a desperately needed appliance to have installed in the home. The soul purpose of a sump pump is to divert water from the foundation of the home. If water starts coming into your basement, it is a sign that erosion has been occurring for years. Let Four Seasons lend you a hand and get a sump pump that is up to the task of keeping your basement dry. (more…)