If your home in Virginia does not have proper basement waterproofing, your home becomes vulnerable to all sorts of problems. These problems include:
Plumbing leaks can lead to a wet basement. As a homeowner make sure to check your sinks, tubs, toilets, and showers to make sure they are working properly and caulked where they should be.
Make sure you have proper working gutters, downspouts, and grading directing water away from the house. It is a good idea to check your gutters for debris and blockage a few times a year. Make sure your downspouts are moving water away from your home and don’t have any leaks or breaks. If your downspouts are too short, they may not be getting water far enough away from your foundation, make sure they are at least six feet long.
Exterior Drain System
Your drain may be plugged or not installed improperly. If you do not have an exterior drainage system installed on your property it may be a good idea to consider one.
If your sump pump is not the right size or not in proper working order, you will have basement water problems. In that case, the pump can’t remove water from around and below your home. We install sump pumps and battery back up sump pumps to keep your basement dry.
Lack of Interior Drainage
Water pressure from under your slab can cause cracks and water penetration into your living spaces. Let Basement Masters Waterproofing install a sealed interior drainage system.
Wall cracks create a path for water to come into your basement causing water damage. If you see cracks in your home’s basement walls, contact Basement Masters Waterproofing.
We have extensive products for interior drainage and waterproofing. These products include:
The main goal of exterior drainage is to get water away from your foundation and as far away from your home as possible. We can do exterior drainage with minimal disturbance to your landscaping. Our interior waterproofing system includes the installation of drain tile that is installed on the interior footing. Also for interior waterproofing, we install a sump pump and also recommend installing a battery back up sump pump. The drain tile along with the sump pump will keep your basement dry.
Let us help you with your water management needs to keep your home safe and healthy in the Northern VA and Southern Maryland area. Contact Basement Masters Waterproofing today for a free estimate.
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