My basement is flooding, whom should i call....

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Posted by: from Saskatoon
5/28/2018 at 7:10:11 PM

I have water in my basement. Not sure if I should be calling a contractor or a plumber or who would be the best to handle this issue?

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Date/Time5/28/2018 at 11:20:17 PM

Hi Nick, first figure out where the water is coming from. Pipes = plumber, walls = foundation waterproofing guy, through the floor above and dripping down = finding the source above and calling the appropriate guy. We can't see what you see so maybe you start with a handyman to investigate and help steer you in the right direction or possibly even fix it for you.

Good luck with it.

Jim Kuzma

Cole Harbour Handyman

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Date/Time5/28/2018 at 11:20:32 PM

If the water is pouring in from seemingly multiple areas. It could be a drain tile issue on the outside. Theres lots of companies that specialize in this. If the water is coming in through cracks or spalls in the inside of the concrete wall. Call a concrete specialist. If it's just one area where there may be pipes on the interior call a plumber.

Hope that helps.

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Date/Time5/28/2018 at 11:37:30 PM

Is the water entering the basement from an exterior wall maybe at the base of the wall is there any Plumbing in that area? Really you want somebody just to come and take a look and see where water is coming from I would be more than willing to assess the situation for you

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Date/Time5/29/2018 at 1:43:52 AM

Call insurance first, they will tell you what to do and send specialists your way....

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Date/Time5/29/2018 at 5:15:30 AM

Hey Nick

As an emergency plumbing company you have to call your insurance company. Also you may want to call a plumber on site so he can asses your issue.

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Date/Time5/29/2018 at 5:22:21 AM

call a contractor fist to determine where the water came from & start the clean up .

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