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This is where we will post industry news as well as helpful hints for the home and business owner in Chicagoland.

Why Install Basement Drains in Chicago? To Prevent Flooding.

Known as The Windy City, Chicago is the third most populous city in the US and is renowned for its cultural contributions in the visual arts, novels, film, theater and music. Despite it's harsh weather, where winters are cold, summers are hot, and thunderstorms are common in summer and spring, Chicago residents know how to live well.

However, living well often means making sure your home is in tip top shape, as well. Given the weather, many homes experience basement leaks and floods, which can cause more than just headaches.

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How Can I Prevent Basement Flooding in My Aurora, IL Home?

One of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., Aurora is the 2nd most populated city in Illinois, and is home to impressive architectural structures by famous architects. A diverse city, it is home to close to 200,000 residents and it’s still growing. With an annual precipitation of about 40 inches however, most residents are also suffering from flooded basements. 

A flooded basement can cause a ton of problems – from ruined belongings, to damaged appliances, rotting wood posts, degrading foundations, and mildew and mold growth that can cause serious health issues – many homes are in dire need of an effective basement drain to prevent flooding. 

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