Waterproofing Basement Walls: Costs and Options

The article linked below offers great insight to a homeowner looking to waterproof their basement. It starts with a simple test that the homeowner can do to help determine where the water might be coming in from, then offers different options for interior waterproofing, and exterior waterproofing. Due to the fact that New Jersey is a low lying state it’s very important for homeowners to be able to identify a wet basement. Water coming through the walls or floor of your basement can cause structural damage to your homes foundation, as well as open the possiblity for mold growth. Mold growth is not only detrimental to your property value but your families health and safety.

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Identifying causes of a leaky basement

A wet basement turns out to be a nightmare for the homeowner who is concerned about the value of his property. Seasonal rainfalls produce their own damages, as a homeowner has to deal with unpleasant side effects and consequences brought about by such rainfalls. A wide range of problems, from dampness to flooding haunt the homeowner even in his dreams.

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