Different Types of Basement Waterproofing Explained

One of the most problematic areas of a home is a basement because they are so prone to water leaks and moisture build-up as well as flooding. The most effective way to transform your basement into an area that adds practical space and value to your home is through a comprehensive waterproofing solution. Although there’s no one-size-fits all solution to a wet basement, there are three basic approaches that basement waterproofing pros in Staten Island, NY use to make these spaces warm and dry.

The Three Basic Methods of Waterproofing A Basement 

In addition to repairing the source of a leak and damage to the basement and foundations, waterproofing teams can advise any of the following waterproofing solutions.

  1. Interior sealant: This will be applied to the interior of your basement walls and foundation to prevent moisture from seeping through from the outside, or from being absorbed into the structure from the inside. It isn’t advisable to use these products on their own, as they cannot prevent moisture from getting into the walls and causing damage. Instead, they are best used for controlling humidity inside the space.
  2. Exterior sealant: This will be applied along the exterior of your home’s walls to stop ground water from seeping in and to prevent mold growth. This needs to be a durable and impenetrable product and should last at least 20 years or for the life of the building.
  3. Drainage: These systems work to move water away from the building, reducing hydrostatic pressure that leads to damage, leaks and cracks in basement. This can be in the form of French drains, gutters and paving that channel rain water away from the home, as well as sump pumps inside the basement that can be run in times of storms or flooding.

Protect Your Biggest Investment – Choose Lifetime Guaranteed Basement Waterproofing in Staten Island, NY 

Bonded Waterproofing in NJ is a family-owned business serving the tristate area specializing in affordable, high quality basement waterproofing services. From basement repairs, French drain installation, mold removal and leak detection to sump pump installation, repairs and maintenance, we do it all.

If you do choose us to manage your home’s waterproofing solution but are concerned about the cost involved, we’re also happy to offer interest-free financing and a lifetime warranty to go with the fairest pricing model in the industry.

For more information on our basement waterproofing services in Staten Island, please contact us or visit our website at http://bondedwaterproofing.com/staten-island-ny-basement-waterproofing/

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