Houston is known for its warm climate and diverse weather patterns throughout the year. With this diversity comes the risk of seasonal water damage. We touched on Summer and Fall in the last post and we will touch on Winter and Spring tips in this one.
How to Prepare for Each Season
Being proactive in preparing for seasonal water damage is the key to preserving your home. Here are practical tips.
Winter: Cold Weather and Burst Pipes
While Houston winters are relatively mild, they can still bring freezing temperatures. Burst pipes are a common issue during this season. Learn how to prevent frozen pipes and the water damage they can cause.
- Insulate your pipes and faucets.
- Seal any cracks and gaps in your home’s foundation.
- Maintain a consistent indoor temperature.
The Impact of Spring
Spring in Houston can bring heavy rainfall and thunderstorms. These downpours can result in flash flooding, which can be disastrous for homes. Learn how to prepare for the unpredictable spring weather to protect your property.
Spring Preparedness Tips
- Clean out your gutters and downspouts.
- Ensure proper grading around your home.
- Invest in a sump pump and a backup power source.
Despite doing your best preparations, water damage can still occur. If you have water damage in your home and would like to schedule your FREE estimate give our team at Bionic Emergency Services a call. We are the Water Damage Restoration Company Of Choice serving the Houston area.