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Recently, we were following up on a waterproofing job we completed in West Chester, Pa. The home owner has extremely happy with the job and even happier over the fact that we alerted him to the reason why his allergies and sinus problems were existing. He had no idea that he had mold in his basement and once this mold was airborne, this was affecting his health.
There are many things to think about when you decide to remodel your bathroom. Many people focus on what colors to choose, what brand of products to install or how much the remodel will cost. While these are important things to consider when thinking about any remodel, there is one unique factor that must be considered before remodeling your bathroom: protecting your bathroom from water damage.
Nothing is more frustrating than dealing with a wet basement. It can damage walls and flooring and ruin irreplaceable things like photo albums and family heirlooms. But knowing the causes of wet basements and how to prevent water damage can help avoid this frustration.
Mold inside of the home is a serious matter. Moldy homes can lead to severe allergy attacks, asthma problems, and general feelings of sickness. Symptoms of mold exposure vary from person to person, which means that each family member may have a different response to this fungus. Runny nose, sneezing, congestion, sore eyes, and rashes can all be attributed to mold. Those with weakened immune systems, the elderly, and very young children can be affected even further. Because of this, it is vital that, when discovered, mold is removed completely.
Home improvement projects for home owners are important; however, most home owners never consider improving the basement. Waterproofing a basement is highly recommended because damp conditions lead to mold problems. Besides mold issues, there are many more reasons why you should use a waterproofing service, such as Waterproofing One’s basement waterproofing service.
Do you ever think back to those younger days when you went to your grandparent’s house and smelled that musty odor in the basement? All along, you were probably being exposed to some very dangerous mildew growth, and that musty odor was actually a warning sign. When you smell a musty odor in the basement, it is a sign that you might have moisture forming that can harbor mildew and mold which is hazardous to your health. It is also an invite for pests like termites to come in and settle in your home causing havoc.
When water is drained out of the home, steps need to be taken to ensure that the water does not drain through the yard back into the basement. A professional basement waterproofing company like Waterproofing One will put in place several tools to ensure that the water that leaves the house stays out of the house. Here is a look at the techniques used to keep water from coming back into the basement from the yard.
Wet or damp basements are very problematic for homeowners because not only do damp basements emanate unpleasant odors and cause molds; they also pose a risk of causing water damage to your furniture and electronic appliances. The build-up of excessive moisture in basements will eventually lead to the weakening of your home’s foundation. It’s time to do something about it so you can maximize the space you have…
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