Category Archives: Basement Waterproofing

A Dry Basement Equals A Healthier Home

Basement waterproofing is something that can truly help make your home a safer place to live, and can keep your home water free. The basement is a hot bed for water damage; in the event of a heavy snow storm or rainfall, the only way to fully protect the basement, is to consider basement waterproofing services for the home. In addition to keeping the water and snow out, you are going to help keep the basement clean, and also can avoid any structural damage to the home. If the cement, wood, and other structural foundation gets damaged, it can end up costing far more to fix, than it would for you to do the basement waterproofing work in the first place.

Another danger that built up water can cause, is mold in the home. Not only will mold build up in the basement, rather quickly, it is also going to spread to other areas of the home in no time at all. And, more toxic forms, such as black mold, can form and spread rather quickly. This is not only going to cause damage to floors, walls, and carpeting, if it gets too deep into the home, it can cause structural damage. The simple solution for a dry basement – basement waterproofing. By performing this service, you can eliminate the cracks and holes, and seal the windows and other areas of the basement where a draft may come in. In doing this, you are then going to eliminate the potential of water or snow coming into the basement, and causing plenty of damage to the space.

You can eliminate bad smells; water damage, once it seeps into the carpet and the flooring, is not only going to ruin these floors, it is also going to cause quite a horrible scent in the home as well. Although it starts in the basement, it is going to reach other areas of the home in no time, and it is going to cause damage to all areas of your home. Over time, it is going to require you to change all the flooring materials, you will have to install new floors, and you may have to hire other professionals to come to the home, in order to extract, and perform additional services, in order to get rid of the smell that has taken over the home.

In short, basement waterproofing is a simple solution, and a cost effective one, especially in areas such as the Greater Cincinnati Area, where there is quite a bit of snow during the winters, and heavy rainfall during the summer. Not only is it an investment that will pay off if you do choose to sell your home, in the resale value it is going to bring in, but you are also going to learn that it can protect the home from many forms of damage, and can help you eliminate quite a few problems you would have to deal with in the future because of this damage.

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