Low-lying houses are prone to waterlogging, here are some tips to help keep your home away from the situation.
1. Clean the drainage system
When the rainy season comes, the low places in the house may be the place where the house is stagnant. So, what you need to do is clean the drainage system, so that the water in the house is drained quickly. This will also reduce the pressure of the water on the foundation.
For sewer pipes outside the house, check carefully to ensure that when it is submerged, it will work well. In addition, wastewater systems should also be taken into consideration during wind storms.
A submersible pump will work if your home is flooded. It will drain the water quickly into the house and help the apartment escape the scene in “sea water”.
2. Check the drainage system around the house
Please check the drainage pipe from your home for any damage, if you have to heal immediately so that water will not stagnate around the house when it rains. If this is not done well, the water around the house will pressure hydrostatic not beneficial for foundation.
Water troughs should also be cleaned to allow water to flow underneath without overflowing the roof.
3. Check the window
Before the rain storm, check the solidity of the windows and doors. If the door is broken, reinforce immediately. When it rains, the homeowner should shut down the whole door system of the home and avoid the windows where it is dangerous if there is a splash from the outside.
In addition, you should avoid contact with indoor wiring. Do not shower, use electrical equipment when it rains because an electrical outage can happen at any time. Bathroom items carry electricity well so do not go to the bathroom when it rains.
4.Cleaning the ventilation holes
Homeowners often forget the ventilation holes when it rains, but this is a dangerous place. Even if the rain is heavy or small, ventilation holes also make the house damp and can be filled with rainwater. Therefore, you should use temporary pieces of plastic ventilation holes when it is heavy rain or storm.