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Basement Waterproofing Questions and Answers

Click on a questions below for your answer.
What is foundation waterproofing?
Why do you need to waterproof your foundation?
What is the solution to your foundation waterproofing problems?

 

 

What is foundation waterproofing?

After you build your house, the foundation settles, and shrinks, so cracks can occur in basement walls allowing water to seep through and damage your property.

It decreases the value of your home, cost money to repair, wastes time, not to mention various health, even life, hazards.

Waterproofing is Protecting your property foundation from cracks due to drying shrinkage, water damage, thermal movement or other causes.

If you want your basement dry the foundation has to be made solid and free of water intrusion which causes leaky basements.

There is an easy solution to this problem: Liquid Rubber Membrane.

When applied liquid membrane cures into rubbery coating on the walls and protects against water leakage. It forms a continuous monolithic seamless coating around the foundation base.

Liquid coatings are easy to apply, with inexpensive equipment even for the inexperienced person.

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Why do you need to waterproof your foundation?

Did you know that 44% of new homes have leaking basements within 3 years of completion?

And the warranty on dry basements on a new home in the USA and Canada is only 1 or 2 years?

Think of what can happen if you donít pay attention to properly waterproof your house foundation.

Countless damages can occur to improperly waterproofed home:

  • warped paneling
  • musty furniture
  • corrosion and rust of your appliances
  • lifted floor tiles
  • ruined carpets
  • possibility of electric shock hazard
  • damage to your possessions and valuables
  • serious structural damage to your property
  • health problems including allergies due to the growth of mildew and bacteria, insects even vermin, and other creatures which can enter your home through foundation cracks
    and more...

Imagine how your lovely recreation room, family room, game room, or any other room would look with water damage.

Eventually, even minor damp problems increase the likelihood of mold and mildew growing and causing serious health problems.

A foundation that is not properly waterproofed will cause a wet basement, and a wet basement greatly reduces your property value, and will be expensive to repair.

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What is the solution to your foundation waterproofing problems?

Waterproof your home the right way as you build it!

Think of foundation waterproofing as a Long term solution for your home Ė using high quality, long lasting, liquid rubberized membrane that cures to seamless, monolithic elastomeric membrane.

There are many products on the market and it is difficult at times to chose, but I recommend find the one with the Longest warranty, easy to apply and Plenty of satisfied customers.

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