At Basement Masters Waterproofing, we understand the importance of proper yard drainage slopes. The slope of your yard plays a crucial role in your exterior waterproofing efforts. It prevents water from accumulating around the foundation causing erosion, cracks, and ultimately every homeowner’s worst fear, a wet basement.
There are multiple methods used for yard drainage slopes for exterior waterproofing methods. That’s why it’s important to have an expert inspect your home’s current drainage and foundation situation to recommend the best solution for your home. We install a variety of exterior drainage systems which include:
While creating a drainage slope for your yard, this is often a great opportunity to do some retaining wall repairs. Retaining wall repairs work best when all soil surrounding the foundation is removed. Since creating a yard drainage slope involves rearranging the soil around the home, building a new retaining wall for the foundation is easy. If your basement walls are cracked beyond repair, our experts can let you know what the best course of action is for constructing a new foundation retaining wall.
As a homeowner, you may be wondering what the benefits are of building a yard drainage slope for your Alexandria property. Often times other companies offer a band-aid solution for wet basements called dampproofing. Dampproofing is a temporary fix that will not hold off the massive amounts of groundwater we often experience in Northern Virginia. A yard drainage slope is a long-term wet basement solution that assists with the following:
When you are looking for a trustworthy source to create a quality yard drainage slope for your home’s exterior waterproofing system, get a fair estimate from the professionals. Basement Masters Waterproofing has over 25 years of experience in the basement waterproofing industry. Contact us today to learn more.
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