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How to Protect Your Home From Extreme Rain

Posted Apr 10, 2017

After the extremely dry summer throughout the Lower Mainland, the rain is a welcome change for the forest fires throughout the region. However, getting an entire summer’s worth of rain in one week can really cause problems to you Vancouver home.

There are many steps you can take to ensure that your home remains safe and dry during periods of extreme rain.

Outside Drainage

With routine cleaning and maintenance from Milani Plumbing Drainage & Heating, you can avoid the headache of a flooded basement and the major expense of a drainage back-up. Our professionals recommend that you clean your home drains at least once a year to keep them running smoothly.

A draintile is a pipe that goes around the perimeter of your home and to the storm sewer

If your system is beyond maintenance and you need emergency drainage or emergency sewer services, our experienced team is here to serve you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The quicker your drainage issue is diagnosed, the more likely you are to avoid costly repairs.

Protect your home’s foundation, drywall, flooring, furniture and other valuable assets with drain tile cleaning in Greater Vancouver from Milani. Our skilled technicians understand how to maintain and repair these important systems that collect and redirect water away from your home. Regular maintenance is essential to ensure there is no structural damage or blockages due to land settling or root growth. Stay completely clog-free with Milani!

Drain Cleaning

Our drainage services include safe and effective drain cleaning, including the use of high pressure jetting when needed.

Sewer Line Repair

We find the source of your problem fast with video camera inspections and will quickly determine if repairs or replacements are necessary.

Drain Tile Repair & Maintenance

As your drain tile experts, we can use a plumbing snake to cut through soil, roots and debris that are blocking the flow of water in your system. If needed, we can excavate the drain tile for comprehensive cleaning or replacement. 

Sewer Backup

Sewer lines backing up after heavy rain are usually under the domain of your municipality. The sewer lines back up because there is too much water going into the city sewer lines. This type of problem is very frustrating because there is little you can do to prevent it. The best way to deal with a sewer line backing up into your home is to use a vacuum truck and dehumidifier to reduce the amount of water damage to you home.

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