How to Protect Your Basement From Flooding. Basements are exceptionally vulnerable, as a power outage can disable the sump-pump leaving your basement virtually indefensible against rain storms and collecting ground water
3. Standby generators give you the best of both worlds -- automatic AND long-term protection. Yes, they cost more. But, they also automatically energize the majority of your house, not just one appliance.
You’re the captain of your own ship. You need good instruments to ensure that your vessel is staying afloat. Even with emergency power, it can’t hurt to be alerted if your ship is sinking.
Electric Generators Direct carries a complete line of home monitoring devices, ranging from simple sump pump alarms to sophisticated systems that automatically call your cell phone if your basement is flooding.