Interior Basement Waterproofing
Having water inside your basement isn’t just annoying, it is imperative that you stop it immediately, long term moisture in your home can cause serious structural damage. Typically, through a crack in your basement wall or in the cove joint, moisture can enter your home. Having an interior basement waterproofing system installed will easily solve these issues. Our team at Superior Waterproofing has experience helping homeowners deal with a wide variety of interior basement waterproofing issues inside of their homes. Often times when you see water in your basement, it can be a sign that there are foundation issues causing cracks for water to leak into your basement.
We can help you identify where your basement is leaking from and install an interior basement waterproofing system to help stop the leak at the source. Whether we are filling wall and floor cracks or installing a sump pump system, our team knows the method that will work best to stop the leak.
What Causes Interior Basement Waterproofing Issues?
There are many things that can cause your home to be penetrated by water or moisture. Wall cracks, floor cracks, and even faulty plumbing can cause these issues to occur. Our team of experts at Superior Waterproofing, specialize in not only identifying the cause of the issue, but also coming up with an efficient and lasting fix for your home.
Water in your basement is usually caused by excess water in the soil around your home. When the water builds up it starts to increase the amount of pressure being put on your walls, forcing the moisture to seek our other areas that don’t have as much pressure. This means that the water moves around, effectively finding a crack or seam in your basement wall or floor that is not sealed correctly, allowing it entry into your basement. These cracks can be filled by our team and we can install a waterproofing system that will move the water away from your home.
What Signs To Look For
When checking your basement for signs of water intrusion it is important to check for the easy to spot signs first. Large puddles of water and damp basement walls are clear signs that water is entering your basement from the outside. Once you have found these spots check for cracks in your basement walls and floors, it is important to note that even the smallest crack may be letting water into your basement. In addition to this, you can check to see if there are any large gaps at the area where your basement walls meet the floor.
If you are unsure about the signs above, schedule a consultation with one of our experts. Our team is trained to spot these issues and will help you identify where the water is coming in from.
Our Interior Waterproofing Systems
There are a variety of systems that contractors use to repair basement leaks. That is to mean that there are as many correct ways to stop water intrusion as there are wrong ones. Thankfully, our team at Superior Waterproofing only value the highest quality of work, employing the best methods and interior basement waterproofing systems in the industry. We use custom built and patented products to effectively waterproof basements, using only the highest quality of products to keep your home dry. Every system we implement uses a combination of a drain tile, waterproof wall liners, and a sump pump. These items are
Basement drain tiles serve as the part of any interior waterproofing system that focuses on the collection and diversion of water that is entering the basement. Whether it is coming through the cove joint or through a crack in the wall, a properly implemented drain tile system will be able to collect any water that would’ve caused damage to your home and send it to the sump pit.
A wall liner is designed to create a protective barrier between the basement space and the basement walls. They allow the space to breathe on a microscopic level while preventing water from entering the space. When coupled with a drain tile system, a wall liner acts as a fail-safe for the system and the chances of walls leaking into your space are virtually non existent.
Sump pumps are an important party of any basement waterproofing system. These pumps are designed to collect the water that would normally leak into your basement and expel it outside of the home. We install these systems to help homeowners who live in areas with heavy run-off from snow or rain to help keep their basement safe and dry.
An important part of any waterproofing system is a dehumidifier. This product will help ensure the humidity levels are under control and will prevent the growth of mold or mildew. We have many different types, sizes, and capacities for every situation your home could have.