What indicates high risk of damage

Are there indications that the risk of damage occurring is very high and that your basement waterproofing system is faulty’ a downspout that will redirect water away from the basement will help keep it dry. Basement remodeling must be done following a failed waterproofing job. Basements can leak for a multitude of reasons. There are… Continue reading What indicates high risk of damage

Wet basement reduces value

Beware that a wet basement due to faulty basement waterproofing can seriously diminish both salability and price. Basic methods of foundation waterproofing can be a do it yourself job. Basements can leak for a multitude of reasons. Chronic basement dampness can increase the potential for structural rot and wood boring insect infestation. Check your gutters… Continue reading Wet basement reduces value

To rebuild or not

If you decide to rebuild your home after destruction, be sure to pay extra attention to the basement waterproofing. If you choose not to rebuild your home you will receive the replacement cost of your home less depreciation. There is a down spout that i would think would fit the rusted through downspout in the… Continue reading To rebuild or not

Sump pumps remove water

Basement remodeling should require a sump pump to remove collected water since basement waterproofing not only keeps water out, but also keeps water in. Basements can leak for a multitude of reasons. Basic methods of foundation waterproofing can be a do it yourself job. Check your gutters to make sure they are not overflowing and… Continue reading Sump pumps remove water

Normal rain may not show seepage

Depending on the cause a single rain might not result in seepage if your basement waterproofing is in good condition. Depending on the flow of water and how finished your basement is will determine how severe your problem is. Cracks in your foundation may be caused by standing water pooling against the outside of the… Continue reading Normal rain may not show seepage

Fixing rusted downspouts

A downspout, that i would think would fit the rusted through downspout in the front, will solve the problem with my basement waterproofing. Basements are closed areas so they are prone to high humidity conditions that lead to dampness and flooding. Basement waterproofing is an option to help ensure homeowners reap the return on investment… Continue reading Fixing rusted downspouts