Modena, PA Basement Waterproofing
Do you ever think about whether your basement is up to all of the necessary codes and structural necessities? For most, if not all, Modena homeowners, the answer to this is no. However, Modena area homes are at a heightened risk of this happening because of the older homes in our area built decades or even longer ago. If your basement begins to fill with water, you’ll certainly wish you had spent more time concerning yourself with it. Before this happens, it’s crucial to discover whether your basement runs the risk of flooding.
Because of what is often kept in the basement, things like priceless photographs, birth certificates, and important financial documents, coming home and finding it wet is nothing short of devastating. Beyond just these possessions, though, standing water can also damage pieces of your house itself, like walls and flooring.
Modena, PA Crawl Space Waterproofing
Waterproofing a crawlspace in a Modena, PA home can be done in a multitude of ways. At Waterproofing One, we often use a concrete sealer to keep moisture from passing through the foundation wall. Then, depending on the situation, we use either waterproof coatings or vapor barriers. For most homes in Modena, we have found that white cap vapor barriers work the best.
Modena, PA Basement Waterproofing Contractors
Nothing is more frustrating than dealing with a wet basement in your Modena, PA home. The water can cause damage to your Modena home’s floors and walls and ruin irreplaceable things like photo albums and precious family heirlooms. Being aware of the causes of basement flooding in Modena, PA and how to prevent it can help avoid this frustration.
Modena, PA Foundation Repair Contractor
Many basements around Modena, PA are known to have structural problems. Water damage can lead to large cracks in the foundation that will require extensive work to address and fix. To keep your Modena, PA home’s foundation structurally sound, you’ll need to have a professional like those at Waterproofing One recognize and diagnose these defects and work out a plan to repair them before the problem escalates.
Basement Waterproofing Services in Modena, PA
Some of the most common causes for basement flooding in Modena, PA include:
- 1) Surface water running down foundation walls.
- 2) Groundwater in water-saturated soils being pushed into the basement by hydrostatic pressure.
- 3) Sanitary sewer water from a combined municipal storm/sanitary sewer system backing up into the home’s drain system, causing sewer water to come up through sink drains and floor drains on lower levels.
- 4) Storm sewer water from the municipal storm sewer system backing up into the home’s existing perimeter foundation drain and leaking into the basement.
It’s best to get out in front of this and waterproof your basement ahead of time, so contact Waterproof One today. You can either email us at Joesoster@waterproofingone.com or call (484) 410-4110 to speak with us right away. Don’t take the risk of a flooded basement, bring in the experts at Waterproof One to protect your basement and what’s inside!
Modena, PA Licensed & Insured Foundation Repair Contractor
Many basements in the Modena area that have experienced any sort of flooding will likely have structural problems. The repair of these defects takes a professional to recognize and diagnose the multitudes of problems that can occur in basements. Foundation failures in Modena can include cracks, leaning, movement, and bulging or bowing in the floors or walls. Only a professional can decide which course of action is best to repair the particular defect(s). An on-site inspection of your Modena home has to be done in order to form a reliable opinion on the condition of that building’s foundation.
You can email us at Joesoster@waterproofingone.com or call (484) 410-4110 to reach out. Don’t risk living in a Modena home with a structurally unsound foundation, bring in the foundation repair experts at Waterproofing One today!
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