Oxford, PA Basement Waterproofing
“Wet basement” is a phrase that strikes fear into the hearts of most homeowners, but if you aren’t taking active steps to waterproof your basement, that is exactly what you may get. More than half of U.S. homes run this risk, according to the American Society of Home Inspectors. In Oxford and the surrounding Pennsylvania towns, the number is actually much higher. The most typical causes are condensation, runoff and groundwater swelling. Because the causes are out of your control, the only thing you can do to prevent it is to bring in a basement waterproofing company to seal off your basement before the inevitable happens.
If you have experienced a wet basement in Oxford, PA for the first time, it is imperative to determine if the water problems are going to recur or if it was a one-time event. This is exactly what Waterproofing One specializes in. View examples of our work online, and then reach out to us for a free estimate. Don’t wait until the problem gets worse!
Oxford, PA Foundation Repair
Water can leave lasting damage to your foundation. It can lead to many cracks forming along your foundation which can get worst with time if left alone. An on-site inspection will be performed if you suspect foundation damage in your Oxford, PA home.
Oxford, PA Basement Waterproofing
Dealing with a wet or flooded basement is a frustration you don’t want to deal with. The water can cause lasting damage to your Oxford home’s floors and walls. It can even lead to valuable family heirlooms such as photo albums that can be severely damaged from flooding in your Oxford basement.
Oxford Crawl Space Waterproofing
Waterproofing a crawlspace in Oxford, PA can also be accomplished in a multitude of ways. When we waterproof an Oxford, PA home’s basement, we often use a concrete sealer to prevent moisture from passing through the foundation wall. Then, depending on the situation, we either use vapor barriers or waterproof coatings.
Basement Waterproofing Services in Oxford, PA
The most common causes for basement flooding in Oxford, PA include:
- Groundwater in water-saturated soils being pushed into the basement by hydrostatic pressure.
- Surface water running down foundation walls.
- Storm sewer water from the municipal storm sewer system backing up into the home’s existing perimeter foundation drain and leaking into the basement.
- 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.
Think of everything in your basement that you would be devastated to lose or have damaged by water. If you get out in front of the potential flooding and waterproof your basement ahead of time, you won’t have to worry about destroyed boxes or a rotting foundation. In the Oxford, PA area, contact Waterproofing One for your basement waterproofing needs. Don’t take the risk of a flooded basement, bring in the experts!
Oxford, PA Licensed & Insured Foundation Repair Contractor
Many basements in the Oxford area 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 Oxford can include cracks, movement, leaning, bulging, or bowing. Only a professional can decide which course of action is best to repair the particular defect(s). An on-site inspection of your Oxford 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 take the risk of a flooded basement happening a second time, bring in the waterproofing experts at Waterproofing One today!
Pa Lic#: Pa057647
NJ Lic#: 13VH09291700
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