Will Waterproofing Your Basement Prevent Flooding?
If you're a little wary about spending money on basement waterproofing services, that's a good thing! Of course, it's very important to make sure that your basement is properly protected against moisture damage, which can cause any number of problems in your home. But you should also work hard to find a reputable waterproofing contractor and make sure they're able to seal, repair, and restore any damage that's been done to your basement.
At All County Waterproofing, all of our professionals are licensed and professionally trained, and we can guarantee your complete satisfaction with all of the work that we provide. Like any contractor it's advisable to hire, we have references and experience throughout New Jersey. Our New Jersey Waterproofing professionals can do everything possible to ensure that further flooding of your basement doesn't occur.
Basement flooding during a storm is a problem that all New Jersey homeowners need to worry about. And when it does occur, it's very important that you understand exactly why it's happening. Your basement could be flooding for a number of different reasons, the most common of which include:
- A blockage forms in your septic system.
- You have poorly designed or ill-maintained gutters and downspouts, leading to poor water runoff.
- Poor yard drainage causes water to overwhelm your foundation.
- There are cracks in your basement walls.
The cause of your basement flooding could be obvious, or it may you may need to hire a professional to help you determine the cause. Either way, you should check all possible causes, as there could be more than one point of water penetration in your basement. Your basement will only be fully waterproofed when every potential point of water entry is taken care of.
Preventing Basement Flooding
Fixing these problem areas is the first part of making sure that your New Jersey home's basement isn't likely to flood in the future. Our professionals can help you make sure that all cracks are sealed and interior pipes and are in good condition. We can also ensure that your yard's water drainage system is is keeping water away from your basement and foundation.
We can also install or repair sump pumps as necessary.
Choosing a Basement Wateproofing Contractor
Before you even consider a New Jersey Waterproofing Company, make sure you're able to get credible references, and call the homeowners the contractor has worked with in the past if possible. Make sure they were satisfied with the work, they have not had future problems with moisture damage, and that the contractor showed up on time and finished the project on schedule. Most importantly, ask if they had any problems with the service, and ask how the contractor took care of those problems.