Basement Waterproofing | Decatur

Studies have shown that one of the more common types of damage that can occur in people's homes is related to water damage. This is because of the vast amount of things that could go wrong as far as water is concerned. For example, seepage from pipes, excessive rain in specific areas, humidity, and all sorts of plumbing problems. When you consider the fact that your basement is the lowest point in your home and water tends to go downwards in motion, then this can end up being a real problem for your basement. We recommend having your basement waterproofed to prevent the aforementioned problems. 

Insurance Claims

Believe it or not, but insurance companies have done surveys that indicate that more or less one-fifth of claims from homeowners are a direct result of water damage. Water really manages to seep through everywhere and if you are dealing with water damage in one space, believe that it has moved over to other areas in your home. Even something as seemingly minor as a small leak can end up having major repercussions. Having your basement waterproofed will result in having lower insurance claims when water damage occurs in your home, which means in turn it will drive down the premium which you pay every month. 

Flood Prevention

As we all know, life can be a fickle thing. Anything can happen at any moment, and when you least expect it, it probably will. This is where prevention methods become extremely valuable in all walks of life. If you have the foresight to implement a simple waterproofing method in your basement, then you could be preventing a lot of hardships in the future. Effective methods such as ensuring that the cracks in your foundation are sealed as well as the installation of a sump pump coupled with a drainage system will allow you to prevent basement flooding. If this sounds like a method that could benefit your home then reach out to us to find out more. 

Structural Damage

Buying a home is probably one of the biggest investments that any person can make. That investment needs to be taken care of so that it can grow in value and hopefully one day you get to leave it to your children to give them a head start in life. Water damage to your basement can actually result in structural damage to the floors and walls, which could end up costing serious amounts of money to rectify. So if you feel that it is better to be safe rather than sorry, then reach out to us, and let's get started on waterproofing your basement. 

A Healthy Home

Many people don’t realize the effects that mold or mildew actually have on their health. Aside from the fact that mold does damage to your home, there are negative health connotations of breathing it in such as respiratory and breathing issues as well as allergies. Your home is meant to be a safe space where your family can be happy and healthy, which is the exact reason that certain preventative measures need to be put into place to ensure the health of everyone in your home. Waterproofing your basement reduces the risk of mold and mildew greatly, so it seems like an easy decision for you and your family.

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