Rapid spring melting often results in saturated or even flooding properties. Prevent the water outside from winding up in your basement by evaluating your drainage, testing the sump pump, and checking for leaks when you turn your lawn service taps back on.
Are you taking all the necessary steps to ensure you don’t end up with a flooded basement and a costly mess?
Before it starts to get cold enough to freeze hard at night, there are some crucial steps you need to take to prepare your outdoor plumbing for the winter.
Once you’re sure cold weather has passed and it’s going to be consistently above freezing, you can go ahead and get that outside tap ready to go for spring.
Calgary in Spring: It’s warmer! No, wait, it’s colder – hey look! It’s warmer!! Welcome to spring in Alberta, where temperatures can go from Arctic to balmy and back again in less time than it takes to change a tire. It’s an old joke that if you don’t like the weather, just wait 10 minutes