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Basement flooding is a nightmare for any homeowner. Apart from making your basement unusable, a basement flood can ruin many items and create a serious safety hazard.
When you need water removal services and repair for basement water damage, always trust a basement waterproofing specialist. They have the tools and skills necessary to excavate all traces of water and return your basement back to a safe, dry environment.
Your basement could be leaking due to a number of things. Take a look at the list below to see what causes basement flooding and the four steps you should take towards recovery.
If you need assistance with basement flooding, you can also contact a local Basement Systems dealer in your area for a free estimate on flooded basement repair.
Basement Flooding. It's important to waterproof your basement before a flood to prevent permanent water or mold damage.
This could be a burst or leaking pipe, a leaking waste line, a broken supply hose for your washing machine, or a leaking water tank or water heater.
If your window wells fill with water (from a flooded yard or clogged gutters), don’t be surprised if water leaks into the basement through and around the windows.
This is by far the most common cause of basement flooding. Fortunately, it’s a problem that Basement Systems can solve by installing a warrantied, industry-leading waterproofing system.
Don't risk serious injury if your basement floods. A flooded basement can be a serious health and safety risk. If your basement floods, follow these rules to make sure your family stays safe.
Sometimes the source of unwanted water is obvious –as with a burst water line, for example. In other cases, water may be leaking into your basement in different areas (see “Possible causes,” at right). After the water has been pumped out of your basement, contact an expert at Basement Systems for a free waterproofing inspection and estimate. Your Basement Systems technician will explain what causes basement water problems, and how a waterproofing system works to keep your basement dry.
Are there wood-framed walls finished with drywall in your basement? If so, the lower section of these walls is likely to retain moisture and attract mold –even without a major basement flood. Talk to your Basement Systems expert about our innovative EverLast™ half-wall replacement system, which enables you to replace only the moisture-damaged and mold-prone lower wall section with an attractive and waterproof wainscot treatment.
The patented perimeter drain and sump pump system available exclusively from Basement Systems is the most effective basement waterproofing system available. Our sump pumps are designed to handle major water volume and we have battery backup systems available to keep your basement dry during a power outage.
Even a single basement flooding experience is one too many. To avoid such a disaster, call your local Basement Systems contractor today to request an on-site inspection and get a free estimate for the basement waterproofing services you need.