Causes of a Leaky Basement | Leaky Basement Repair
There are quite a few things that can go wrong in a home but little is worse than having a wet, leaky basement. There are many reasons that a home could be experiencing a basement moisture problem. Some of those reasons include:
- Foundation Settlement
- Cracked or Bowed Walls
- An Unstable / Failing Foundation
- Poor Drainage
- And Much More
Why is having a dry basement so important?
A home’s overall health greatly depends on the condition of the basement. Wet, damp conditions in a basement are the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew. Mold growth, if left untreated can spread and severely decrease the homes value and the occupants health. Air is circulated throughout your home naturally. The cooler basement air comes up through the living area of the home and up and out through the attic.
Getting a basement waterproofing system from Quality Foundation is a great way to ensure that your biggest investment is safe, dry and will be around to support your for years to come. Quality Foundation offers unique basement waterproofing solutions to it’s customers that are individually tailored to each home. Each home is different and special attention must be paid to ensure that each system is implemented the most effective way possible.
Besides mold and mildew, a leaky basement will cause a foundation to deteriorate over time and eventually need to either be repaired or replaced depending on how bad the damage actually is. The basement can be a great area to add additional bedroom or media room as well as storage and other uses. If your basement floods call the experts at Quality Foundation to get a free in home estimate and turn your wet basement into an extension of your upstairs living space.
Solutions for a Leaky Basement
A wet and leaky basement is not the easiest home renovation project to tackle by yourself. It is best in many cases to have the professionals look at the situation and offer advice and expertise. The team at Quality Foundation has had years of experience in the Papillion Nebraska and surrounding areas and they know what it takes to get the job done right. Each situation requires different solutions, some common fixes for a leaky basement are:
- A professionally installed basement waterproofing system
- A professionally installed sump pump
- A dehumidifier
- Contact a basement waterproofing contractor
Quality Foundation offers basement waterproofing services and other foundation repair services throughout select areas in Nebraska. If your home suffers with a leaky basement call the experts at Quality Foundation today to schedule a free in home estimate!