3 Steps To Take Following A Basement Flood

With the peak of hurricane season currently going on, homeowners all across the East Coast should be aware of the serious threat of flash flooding. When hurricanes and tropical storms ravage the East Coast, there is always the chance we get hit with inches of rain during the fall season. One company that can help clean up water damage is Rightway Waterproofing. As the top basement waterproofing contractors in New Jersey, we here at Rightway have proudly helped keep homes dry for more than three decades.

In the unfortunate case your basement turns into a lazy river, it is important to follow these 3 tips to ensure the safety of you and your home.

Don’t Enter The Water

Even if you think it is safe to enter the basement, we strongly advise homeowners to never enter any flooded water. There may be dangerous or sharp objects below the surface that you may not be able to see. It is also important to shut off all power to your home until the professionals arrive to inspect the condition of your basement and home.

Notify Insurance Provider

It is even more important that one of the first phone calls you make is to your homeowner’s insurance provider. Any delay in notifying your insurance provider can end up turning into a bigger problem than you already have.

Give Us A Call

After you notify your insurance provider, we should be the next phone call after that. With over 20 years of experience, were able to get your home back to the way it was in no time. We can help determine what is able to salvaged and what needs to be thrown away. It is important to make sure all signs of mold is spotted and removed by a professional.

On top of that, we can even prep your home to make sure you never wake up or come home to a flooded basement ever again. Our basement waterproofing contractors in NJ can help identify any weak spots in the basement of your home to ensure your belongings stay dry all year round.

With the fall and winter weather just right around the corner, don’t wait to make sure your basement is able to withstand any heavy rain or snow that may hit our area. To get started, give us a call today at 866-741-6190.

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Hear What Our Customers Are Saying!

John and Barbara Vicich

“We wanted to thank you for your personal and specialized attention to the water problem we had in our basement. You took the time to inspect the whole situation and gave us recommendations, all of which worked. You had a way of explaining the process and materials that would be used in a way that we understood. We are very pleased with the work that was done and would highly recommend your company to anyone.”

-John and Barbara Vicich

Debbie, Berwyn

“The day after Hurricane Irene, all of my neighbors basements were filled with water, while mine remained dry! It is wonderful, everything remains dry and the battery backup worked beautifully when my power was out for 2 days. Dry AND quiet, thank you, thank you! Thanks! Debbie, Berwyn”

-Debbie, Berwyn

Doug Smith, Glenside

“All I have to say is that Hurricane Irene was no match for the job that Rightway did for my basement and my father-in-law’s. I had my basement done 5 years ago and we are still bone dry and my father-inlaw’s was done last year and another dry basement… Great job! I highly recommend them for waterproofing and mold remediation.”

-Doug Smith, Glenside


“I’d highly recommend these guys for your basement. My basement has been dry since they installed a sump pump and French drain in June. They offer a competitive price, they get the job done quickly and they stand by their work. Please mention my name if you proceed down the road with these guys.”


Angelo and Sandra Patiri

“We had our basement waterproofed with Rightway Waterproofing in 2007, after all this time and just getting through Hurricane Irene, we did not get a drop of water in our basement. Rightway Waterproofing did a very good job and we are very satisfied!”

-Angelo and Sandra Patiri