Do you find water on the floor in your basement after heavy rains?Can you smell mold? While there are many causes of wet basements, each leads to the same problems: damage to a home’s foundation, damage to interior furniture and decor, damage to personal belongings and many health problems ranging from lung disease and headaches to cancer.
The Precise Plumbing staff are experts at identifying and solving problems with wet basements. First, problems with roofing and siding must be addressed. Water leaking through a roof or siding will quickly make its way to the basement and may cause extensive damage to the foundation and interior of a home. Second, cracks in the foundation itself can allow water to enter, causing the problems noted above. However, these are not the only sources of water that may enter a basement.
There are two general methods used to solve wet basements issues: interior and exterior waterproofing: