07 Feb Basement Waterproofing Problems – What Signs to Look For
Leaks are common in basements caused by a variety of factors. Foundation walls, cracks and even water infiltration from the soil around can all lead to problems with your home’s foundation-level waterproofing system! But don’t worry; we’ve got you covered at The Waterproof Group, as our experts know exactly what to look for when it comes to wall moisture, cracks in your foundation and holes in your mortar and how to fix it with basement waterproofing.
What Signs To Look For
Leaks in Foundation Wall
Some of the most common reasons for leaks in foundations are cracks and breaks due to aging mortar or stonewalling. Foundation maintenance and / or basement waterproofing is essential if you want your house’s structure lasting long into decades ahead! Don’t let water seep through from behind walls where it can do damage elsewhere on different levels within a home; the professionals at The Waterproof Group know how to prevent further property damage.
Water Seepage from Walls or Walls
If you see water on the floor in your basement, be aware that this could mean water damage and mold issues. The seeping might not always happen during heavy downpours and flash floods but rather when it rains steady for an extended period of time (more than 2 hours). Porous surfaces such as concrete/brick stucco stone allow any excess moisture inside which then leads to mold growth.
Issues with Sump Pumps
When it comes to pumping water out of your basement, you need a high-quality and reliable sump pump that can handle any size storm. If the volume is too great for one lone machine or if there are power issues during heavy rains – which happens often enough –you should consider a batter backup pump — this is the ultimate protection for your basement waterproofing system.
If or when you see any signs of water in your basement or crawl space, call the professionals at The Waterproof Group for a FREE inspection and repair quote at 770-546-3998.