What to Do if You Find Water Coming in Your Basement
Finding water in your basement can be alarming. Even it’s just a small amount of water, you are right to be concerned over whether your basement is susceptible to bigger water-related problems in the future. Water – though harmless in other situations and indeed necessary for life – can wreak serious havoc on a house if is allowed to seep inside. Here is a list of just some of the harmful things water can do:
- Damage walls and floors
- Ruin carpeting
- Destroy furniture
The most important thing to do after discovering water in your basement is to determine how exactly it is getting in. In most cases, water gets in one of the following common ways:
- Under the footing
- Over the footing
- Through cracks in the floor
- Through cracks in a wall
- Through a basement window
The good news is that a qualified basement waterproofing contractor will have what it takes to thoroughly evaluate your basement water problem and devise a solution to prevent water from getting inside. At BDry, basement waterproofing is more than just a service we provide. It is a home improvement specialty that we had a significant role in helping to develop over the course of the last half century. The BDry Basement Waterproofing System is highly effective at addressing the most common forms of groundwater entry. Indeed, many homes that had the BDry Basement Waterproofing System installed decades ago continue to enjoy reliable protection against groundwater intrusion.
Contact BDry if you have found water in your basement and wish to have the situation evaluated by an experienced basement waterproofing professional on our team.
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