Tips to Avoid a Flooded Basement

As the winter’s historic snowfall melts, basements everywhere are in danger of flooding. Boston Building Resources, a coop on the JP/Roxbury border, offers these tips.

Tips include getting a sump pump if you don’t have one and checking to make sure yours works if you do have one.

[Editor’s note: As you can see, Boston Building Resources is a Jamaica Plain News advertiser.]

By Mark Philben This winter seemed to catch all of us by surprise. In late January, we’d had only 5.5 inches of snow, and, at that point, the ground was bare. The optimists among us looked forward to an early spring.

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