No one can ever think of a leaking basement. Having a waterproofed basement is an asset, which gives a lot of extra space, increase the quality & value of the property. There are so many credible reasons to invest in basement waterproofing.
Prevent flood issues: In order to keep the basement & structure safe from flooding, you need to waterproof. This can save your money, keep your structure and other belongings safe.
Attaining a strong foundation: Strong foundation is imperative for the integrity of a structure. If you invest in waterproofing your basement thoroughly, you will be able to make your foundation strong, safe, reliable & durable. It works best regardless of the seasons.
Mold prevention: Mold is a headache for all of us. The presence of damp & your basement being wet, can cause the growth of mold, mildew, bacteria & other germs.
Professional waterproofing services may be inexpensive depending on the size of the structure. If you approach a professional waterproofing contractor for this, you can save a lot of money in the long run.
Ground and rain water: Without proper grading and downspouts, some of the rain water fall on the roof flows into the basement. The ground water table can also rise due to climate changes or floods. This will severely affect the foundation strength. That is why we recommend waterproofing the basement at the time of construction.
Interior moisture sources: Moisture can generate inside the structure due to several reasons like people activities, humidifiers, showering, cooking etc. Another source is the moisture generated in new or fresh concrete after construction. It may take many months or years to come into equilibrium with its environment.
Capillary Action: Capillary suction allows moisture enter through porous materials. The water can rise upward through small pores in the concrete foundation and through the walls. This is a very common cause and will adversely affect the overall structure strength and aesthetic beauty.