There are several things you can do to prevent or limit damage to your property if it were to be hit by heavy rain. Click here to read eight tips for how you can prevent the water of to fix damages in your house during a cloudburst
By torrential rain the water can get into both the skylights and the windows in the façade, especially windows and doors in the basement. Close therefore all windows and doors when there is warning of torrential rain.
If there previously got water through the closed windows and doors in the basement, you can screw plywood panels fixed on the outside of the openings. The plates must be so large that they cover the joints of the windows and the doors.
How to prevent water rising up through the drains and toilet
there Are holes in the outside wall, which is located close to the terrain, you should close them. You can screw the plywood panels over the openings.
Compare whether tagrenderne is free of leaves and other stuff that can prevent water from flowing freely. Go tagbrøndene through and clean them, if they are filled with leaves and dirt.
Above you can see the Tue Patursson, fageksperten in Organic Bolius, explain how you can best protect your home if there is torrential rain or storm surge on the way.
Move the thing from the basement, which is at least resistant to water up at the ground level, and place the other furniture in the basement well above the floor. Dirty sewage can penetrate into the basement, so things should preferably stand on stålreoler, which can be washed down and disinfected.
the terrain Drops towards the house you can dig small channels in the terrain. The water can thereby be directed away from the socket and further out into the terrain. The channels need not be broad, but they must have a fall away from the house, so that water is led away.
You can stop a lot of water to penetrate into the dwelling by putting sandbags on the leaky places. If the water is entering through leaks or the windows and doors, you can put the sandbags out, which will curb the water.
Sandbags can be purchased in various places - try military surplus, the municipality and the companies on the web (search for 'sandbags flood sale' on Google).
To help avoid water damage in the basement
you Have not gotten fitted højvandslukke, you can still limit the ascending sewage. Put a large piece of plastic on top the floor drain and place the sandbags on top. Put a krydsfinérplade upstairs sandsækkene and get it to stick to clamp a batten from the plate to the ceiling.
If there is a risk that the water rises up out of the toilet, you can fill a plastic bag with the fabric or the like. Stop the bag down the toilet and put sandbags and a krydsfinérplade upstairs. Set a batten in the spreads between the krydsfinérplade and the ceiling, then the plate and sandbags keep the big vandpres down.
If you have had water in the basement, you should have a powerful pump in the house to remove the water. You must only use pump if it is rainwater that penetrates into your house.
If it is sewage, you can't just pump it out in the garden - it must be collected in buckets, until it is possible to pour it in the sewer again.
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