Leave Basement Waterproofing to the Professionals

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Basement repair, Basement water, Thompson waterproofing

Basement water

Basement waterproofing requires doing some extra chores for maintenance and even an effective way to control its drainage system according to B.O.C.A standards. B.O.C.A. is the acronym for Building Officials and Code Administrators and basement waterproofing professionals know all the guidelines for effective basement waterproofing. If you have a wet basement, it can cause mold to start growing and any leaking walls and concrete floors in a basement need to be repaired by a professional water proofing contractor.

A wet basement can mean thousands of dollars in foundation repair cost if the problem is not resolved as soon as possible. The best solution is professional basement waterproofing. Nobody wants to have a damp basement, not only is it uncomfortable, a wet basement is unhealthy. Every wet basement needs to be looked at by a professional waterproofing contractor that knows exactly how to come up with a solution that is tailored to that particular basement’s problem.

When a web basement that continues to leak and gets ignored and the proper steps to stop leakages are not taken, it will begin to grow mold and mildew. The mold can turn into the toxic black mold that many people are aware of nowadays that causes all kinds of respiratory problems for people who are allergic to it. The good news is that about 10 years ago some great strides in wet basement solutions were taken by scientists who discovered the best way to resolve the problem of having a web basement was to use polymer based waterproofing products.

Most homeowners are not equipped to handle basement waterproofing so it is best to outsource this job to a professional basement repair and waterproofing service. These are experts in their field. Trying to do your own basement waterproofing is like trying to put a bandage on a cut that needs sutures done by a doctor instead. Find out more by talking to waterproofing contractors. Be sure you get several estimates before deciding on the best basement waterproofing service to use. Look for reviews online on basement waterproofing contractors today.

Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

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Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

Comments (19)

  • Bobby Vega

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    We lived in a house once with a wet basement. Will never do that again.

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  • Zoey Simmons

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