Heavy rain and gales which have swept Scotland at the weekend are now predicted to last through the winter, potentially causing homeowners flooding problems.
We at Wise Basements Systems are interested to note the attention the government have taken this year to the heavy rain and flooding, even launching a new initiative to warn people of the dangers.
Transport minister Keith Brown has just launched a new initiative named, ‘Ready for Winter Campaign’ which is aimed at raising awareness about the issues caused by new adverse weather conditions – namely the heavy rains that are expected, which can cause flooding, catching out homeowners and businesses alike.
The Minister chaired a meeting in the Resilience Room (formerly known as the Scottish Executive Emergency Room) a coordinated facility which is activated in cases of crisis or national emergency, which itself should serve as a warning at how bad the weather looks set to become, saying:
“This weekend’s amber alert from the Met Office – the first of this winter – is another timely reminder that we are now moving into winter proper, and all of the sudden changes poor weather can bring.”
Protecting your property
Basements are obviously particularly affected; hence the reason basement waterproofing is so essential, in high risk areas.
With the deluge of rain and gales expected to continue its barrage of the UK, in particular Scotland, the Met Office announced the first weather warning of this winter, designating the menacing weather worthy of an amber warning.
Even under extreme rainfall there are several options on offer which can guarantee the waterproofing of your basement.
We at Wise Basement Systems have a range of options with the most up-to-date systems. We have both internal and external waterproofing options such as basement waterproofing from exterior excavation, to wall and floor waterproofing, drainage solutions and sump pumps, have a look around the site to find which is best for you.
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