Basement flooding

If you’ve ever had to deal with a flooded basement, you’ll know just how problematic they can be. Here at Total Home Solutions, we can provide a complete range of basement flooding services. Our drainage engineers can quickly and professionally remove all water from your property’s basement. Whether a burst pipe, or heavy rainfall is the cause of your flooded home or business, our team can work to clear it as quickly as possible.

 

Any kind of flooding, even relatively minor floods, can be a serious problem. They can cause a great deal of structural damage to your home or business. The longer you leave the water in your property, the more damage you could be causing. Water damage can cause a great deal of damage to your structural integrity. It is common for flooding to cause serious damage to a property’s foundations.

 

As such, you need to ensure that any flooding you suffer from is dealt with as quickly and professionally as possible. Total Home Solutions team can completely drain water from basements or other areas of your property. We can also work to resolve the drainage issues that caused the flooding in the first place.

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What are the Risks of Basement Flooding in London?

When your basement floods, it isn’t just a short-term problem. In most cases, it is indicative of a serious drainage issue which needs to be rectified as quickly as possible. Blocked drains, collapsed drains and cracked pipes can all contribute towards flooded properties across the UK.

 

Flooded properties are vulnerable to all kinds of damage. Water can cause long-term, often irreparable damage, to a property’s foundations. It can also cause the growth of mould and rising damp across your property. These issues can ruin your home or business’ structural integrity. They can also be extremely expensive to repair.

 

In addition to the long-term structural issues, basement flooding can also cause cosmetic damage. Water damage can ruin furniture and anything you’ve chose to store in your basement. This can include irreplaceable mementos, family photographs and more. As such, a flooded basement needs to be resolved as quickly as possible. It is also important that the cause of the flood is identified. Total Home Solutions can work with you to ensure that your property does not flood again.

How Can Total Home Solutions Clear Basement Flooding?

Here at Total Home Solutions, our experienced team of drainage engineers can work around the clock to completely clear your basement flooding. We have many years’ experience when it comes to dealing with all kinds of drainage problems. Whatever the cause of your basement’s flooding, our team are here to help you resolve it.

 

Just some of the flood removal services that we can provide include:

  • Basement Pump Outs.
  • Clearance of Sewage Spills.
  • Use of Powerful Pumping Stations.
  • Quickly Clear Flooded Manholes.
  • Basement Flood Water Disposal.
  • Clearance of Flooded:
    • Drains
    • Grease Traps.
    • Cess Pits.
  • Removal of Storm Water Flooding.

What are the Causes of Basement Flooding in London and Hertfordshire?

There are many potential causes of a basement flooding in London and across the South East. Being able to identify, and resolve, the cause of your flooding is extremely important. Failing to do so will simply cause your basement or property to flood again in the near future.

 

Just some of the most common causes of basement flooding include:

  • Collapsed Drains.
  • Cracked Drains.
  • Loose Pipe Connections.
  • Blocked Drains, Due to:
    • FOG Waste Build-Up (Fats, Oils, Greases).
    • Unsuitable Waste Disposal.
    • Vermin Infestation.
  • Recent Rainfall.
  • Waterlogged Soil and Vulnerable Exterior Walls.

In addition to clearing basements of all kinds of flood water, we can effectively eliminate flooding across your property. In many cases, this will involve the installation of drainage systems, soakaways or other features which will direct the water away from your property. The presence of these solutions will cause the floodwater to move below the surface, where it can be absorbed by soil which isn’t waterlogged already.

 

These solutions are also essential when it comes to the clearance of floodwater from harder surfaces, such as concrete and driveways.

Get in Touch with Total Home Solutions Today

Here at Total Home Solutions we can help you to clear flooded basements and other areas of your property. Whatever the cause of your home or business’ flooding, our team are here to help. Our drain engineers will do everything we can to quickly and safely drain the floodwater from your property.

 

We can also offer a comprehensive service to prevent this kind of flooding from occurring in the future. This can involve repairing damaged drains or installing overflow drainage systems to dispose of water before it causes serious damage to your property.

 

For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experienced team today. You can reach our experts directly by calling us on 0800 612 8117. If you have any questions or concerns, you can also use our simple online contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.