Media, PA Basement Waterproofing
Media is the county seat of Delaware County, Pennsylvania and is nicknamed “Everybody’s Hometown”. Media is located just 13 miles west of Philadelphia. Media became incorporated in 1850 at the same time it became the county seat. Media has a rich history that dates back to William Penn. The area was mostly rural with farms and vast lands up until the twentieth century.
It’s not too often that homeowners in Media, PA have the time and resources to check for themselves whether their home’s basement is completely up to code and thoroughly protected from water intrusion and moisture. At Waterproofing One, we provide basement waterproofing services to all residents in Media, PA and our foundation repair services are the best in the region.
Media, PA Basement Waterproofing
Nothing is more frustrating than dealing with a wet basement in your Media, PA home. The water can cause damage to you Media 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 Media, PA and how to prevent it can help avoid this frustration.
Media, PA Foundation Repair
Many basements around Media, 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 Media, 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.
Media, PA Crawl Space Waterproofing
Waterproofing a crawlspace in Media, PA can also be accomplished in a multitude of ways. When we waterproof a Media, 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. We have found that White Cap Vapor Barriers work the best for crawl space encapsulation.
Basement Waterproofing Services in Media, PA
- 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.
- 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. It is important to note that this can only occur if the perimeter foundation drain system is connected to the municipal sewer system.
- Groundwater in water-saturated soils being pushed into the basement by hydrostatic pressure.
While you need to know why your basement flooded in the first place, the next step is always the same. You need to reach out to Waterproofing One and have your basement waterproofed! We are the go-to company for basement waterproofing in the Media area.
Media, PA Licensed & Insured Foundation Repair Contractor
Many basements in the Media, PA 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 Media, PA can include movement, cracks, leaning, bowing or bulging. Only a professional can decide which course of action is best to repair the particular defect(s). An on-site inspection of your Media, PA 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
DE Lic#: 17-92051-13-000