Moisture in the basement or crawl space of your home can lead to many problems for homeowners in the Virginia area. Mold and mildew growth, wood rot, metal rust, and high humidity are all issues that can result from basement leaks and seepage. These problems are things that you may have already expected to see in your wet basement. However, wet basements can also lead to structural damage and deterioration that may require professional foundation repair. Fortunately, Basement Masters Waterproofing offers both foundation repair and basement waterproofing for your Virginia home.
Sometimes, damp or wet basements are the result of foundation failure. If you see leaks in your basement, it could be a sign that your foundation has started to shift, settle, and form foundation cracks. These cracks can allow water to leak into the basement and cause several of the issues commonly associated with a wet basement. Settling foundations can also cause the yard around your foundation to sink in, leaving dips and sunken areas for water to collect in. This water can then seep into the foundation and leak through cracks into the basement.
Basement water problems can also cause foundation problems. This might happen when water that is pooling around your foundation at the surface of the ground or water underground is collecting around your foundation starts to seep into the concrete. As the water soaks through the foundation, it weakens the concrete and can lead to foundation crumbling, chipping, and flaking, as well as foundation movement.
Regardless of the way that the foundation and basement water problems in your home started, it is important to have them repaired right away. If you see basement moisture, call Basement Masters Waterproofing right away to assess the problem and determine the best foundation repair and basement waterproofing solutions.
Generally, there are a few different steps that you need to go through to make sure that your wet basement is taken care of and that it will not reappear again:
The team at Basement Masters Waterproofing will ensure that each of these steps is taken care of in your home. Contact us today for more information about our foundation repair and basement waterproofing services for your Virginia home.