With the most obvious sign being visible water, basement walls can also give other clues. If you see mold or mildew, bubbles in the paint, crack in concrete blocks, or efflorescence, you have moisture making its way inside.
This is not a DIY project. A basement waterproofing repair can involve digging up around the exterior and applying new waterproofing to your foundation walls, or installing sump pumps. We have the equipment and experience to do the job correctly.
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Yes! In fact, it is recommended for new construction to start on the right foot. Waterproofing your basement is imperative for long-term protection.
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Often confused with mold, this is efflorescence. This is a display of minerals that have formed as a result of moisture. While efflorescence isn’t harmful, it is a good indicator you have a moisture problem.
We recommend stopping the source of water for long-term protection. We can install sump pumps, and interior drainage systems to direct any incoming water outside, but ultimately if the exterior is experiencing a drainage problem the water will continue to be a problem.
A sump pump is a pump installed on the basement floor and used to remove water that accumulates. It collects the water in a basin and when it’s full it pumps the water to the outside. These are fairly common in basement homes.
Possibly. Leaks can happen around old windows and seals and run down your basement walls. If this happens you will notice it fairly easily after heavy rain or storms.