Older homes more susceptible to basement flooding

Older homes more susceptible to basement flooding

“It’s been a busy winter for water-damage restoration. For example, ServPro, which provides emergency restoration and cleaning services, has tackled several flooded basements in East Sacramento and Arden Arcade. Other Sacramento neighborhoods with reports of basement flooding include midtown, downtown, Curtis Park, Oak Park and Land Park.

Basements tend to be found under older Sacramento homes, built after 1900 but before World War II. Modeled after East Coast or Midwest houses, these homes were constructed after Sacramento’s threat of seasonal flooding subsided but before slab foundations became common.

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