Flooded Basement? What Steps Should You Take Next?

Flooded Basement?

A flooded basement can be overwhelmingly stressful and downright devastating.  If your basement is finished, thousands of dollars in building materials can be lost.  Irreplaceable photographs or priceless family heirlooms may be affected.  Once you get through the mess of cleaning everything up, no doubt you will want to take the necessary steps to not only figure out what caused the flooding, but also to prevent it from happening again.

Possible Causes

Ground Water – Hydrostatic pressure can push water in through cracks in the basement floor.

Surface Water – Sources of surface water, such as gutters or improper grading, can lead to excess water around the perimeter of the home.

Storm Water Backup – Water from municipal storm sewers can back up into the basement.

Sanitary Sewer – Sanitary Sewer water can back up due to a clog in your home’s sewer lines.

Steps to Take

  • Check gutters for proper drainage.  If gutters are clogged and overflowing, this can lead to significant water intrusion during a very heavy rainfall.  Also, make sure that your downspout is draining far enough away from the foundation.
  • Check the slope or grade of the areas around your home.  Make sure the ground or a concrete pad is not sloped toward your home.  This is an open invitation for water to enter.
  • What if your flooded basement is due to storm water or sewer water?  A licensed plumber can determine what is the best course of action.  They may suggest installing a backflow preventer or recommend snaking your drains.

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When the Problem is Ground Water or Surface Water…

If the flooding is due to ground water or surface water that cannot be controlled, a basement waterproofing system is probably the best option.  An exterior basement waterproofing system will redirect water away from your foundation and prevent it from entering through the basement walls and into the home.  An interior basement waterproofing system can help to keep ground water under control by draining it to a sump pump.  We offer both interior and exterior basement waterproofing as well as a combination of the two.  We can determine where the water is coming from and recommend which type of system will work best for your home.  You can learn more about basement waterproofing by clicking here.

Our service area includes the following areas of Northeast Ohio:

  • Stark County, including Canton, Massillon, and Alliance.
  • Summit County, including Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, and Stow.
  • Wayne County, including Wooster and Orrville.
  • Medina County, including Medina, Brunswick, and Wadsworth.

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Foundation Piering Systems – A Basic Overview

Foundation Piering Systems – A Basic Overview

If you have done your research, by now you have realized that there are a variety of foundation piering systems.  The purpose of this blog is to give a basic overview of the most commonly used systems.

There are two ways in which a pier can bear the load of a home’s foundation:

Eccentrically Loaded – This type of pier is attached to the edge of the footer with a large bracket.  The bracket is used as resistance to push the pier into the ground.  Thus, this type of pier creates an offset load.

Concentrically Loaded – This type of pier is installed directly under the footer.  The weight of the building is used as resistance to drive the pier into the ground.  Therefore, this type of pier creates a direct load.

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Types of Foundation Piering Systems

There are five basic designs and we will go through them one by one.

Offset Steel Pier-

As stated, a bracket is attached to the footer and it is an industry wide practice to cut out part of the footer to get the bracket closer to the wall to reduce the offset load.  The pier is driven into the ground until it hits stable strata.  It is not the course of wisdom to remove a portion of a home’s footer, nor to create an offset load.  The tested and published safety load factor for this type of pier is 2 to 1.

Helical Foundation Anchor-

These are relatively new to the marketplace.  They are also attached with a bracket to the footer.  Helical piers typically must be driven into the ground at an angle, which creates stress on the threads.  This can lead to failure of the pier to bear the load properly.  Additionally, they are not driven deep enough to hit bedrock, or load bearing strata.  And helical piers also create an offset load.

Concrete Piling-

They are 6” in diameter and 12” long. They are concentrically loaded, which is good, and they work well in sandy soils, but they are too large in diameter to go deep enough to be effective in clay soils.

Concrete Shoring Pad-

Fourth, an older technology that is still sometimes used is a concrete shoring pad.  The idea is to dig under the footer to pour a bigger footing under the one you have.  This has not been proven to permanently fix a settling foundation.  The new footing can continue to settle right underneath of the old footing.

Stabil-Loc Pier-

Last but not least, the Stabil-Loc Pier is designed to be installed directly under the foundation wall.  Its unique interlocking high strength steel construction can support up to 300,000 lbs.  Hydraulic pressure is monitored while the pier is being driven into the ground.  There are no bolts, no brackets, no removal of the footing, and no off-set loads. The Stabil-Loc pier carries an Engineer Certified safety factor of more than 10 to 1.

A Final Word

At Pioneer, we only sell and install products that we firmly believe in.  For example, we choose not to use products that create an offset load.  We also avoid piers that feature brackets or pieces that create weak spots and could potentially break.  That is why we use the Stabil-Loc pier.  It has been proven to be a permanent solution to stabilize settling foundations.  We work closely with engineers and local building officials to ensure that we provide the best possible solution for your foundation.  You can learn more about Stabil-Loc piers by clicking here.

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Basement Waterproofing DIY – Is it Worth the Time and Money?

Basement Waterproofing DIY – Is it Worth the Time and Money?

This article is not a sales pitch or a scare tactic to try to persuade you from attempting a basement waterproofing DIY project.  Our goal here is for educational purposes only.  I’m about to say something that no other basement waterproofing company will tell you.  Just because your basement is damp doesn’t mean that it needs waterproofed.  We do not want to sell you something you don’t need.  So, are there basement waterproofing DIY methods you can try as a homeowner?  Absolutely.  Are there a few DIY products you should avoid?  Most definitely.

Steps to Take

First of all, there are measures you can take to ensure that the dampness in your basement isn’t caused by preventable sources.  You can read about some things to look for in our blog about basement moisture control.  Many basements that we visit simply have a problem with gutters and downspouts leaking.  In fact, you can spend thousands of dollars on a basement waterproofing system, but if your gutters are not draining properly, basement waterproofing isn’t going to keep the water out.  Make sure gutters are clean and draining effectively.

If your basement is persistently damp, you may want to consider a basement dehumidifier.  This can help if your problem is minor dampness not caused by surface or ground water.

What About Waterproofing Products?

What about basement waterproofing paints and sealers?  How effective are they?  One brand of sealant claims to be “the only basement waterproofing product scientifically proven to work permanently.”  If such a claim were true, waterproofing companies would have all gone out of business years ago.  Another product’s label directly states that the product can cause mold growth!  The truth of the matter is that applying a coat of paint or sealer is merely covering the problem with a bandaid.  Water will still seep in, and it will still have no where to go.  These products use fancy words such as “elastipoxy” or “extreme masonry waterproofer.”  But painting a sealer on your basement walls is a short term solution at best.

What about crack sealants or crack repair kits?  This method will fill an existing crack and may even prevent a small amount of water from coming through.  Also, it can make the appearance of a crack look a bit less unsightly.  However, if your foundation is cracking because it is settling or sinking, sealing the crack isn’t going to prevent further movement.  These products treat the symptoms but not the cause of the problem.

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The other option that some homeowners consider is basement waterproofing kits.  These kits involve a drainage system that is installed around the perimeter of the basement floor.  These systems can be complicated and costly.  They are also ineffective because your basement floor is level.  A certain amount of pitch is needed in order for water to flow properly.

Keep in mind that if you ever intend to sell your home, these products may cause a measure of devaluation.  They indicate that there is a water seepage problem that hasn’t been resolved.  Additionally, they do not have a warranty that can be passed on to potential buyers.

When You Have Tried Everything Else

If you have taken reasonable measures to prevent water seepage in your basement but it hasn’t fixed your problem, consider calling in an expert to evaluate the situation.  We offer free consultations for homeowners.  We can help you to determine first and foremost if there is a problem, and if so, how to fix it.  Pioneer Basement Solutions is locally owned and operated and we have been in business since 1979.  Feel free to explore our website to learn more about us.

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Basement Waterproofing Methods – A Simple Guide to Different Systems

Basement Waterproofing Methods

If you have been shopping around for a basement waterproofing contractor, by now you may have several proposals that all suggest a different way to “fix” your leaky basement.  Why are there so many conflicting opinions?  Some contractors ONLY offer outside systems and still others only offer inside basement waterproofing methods.  On the other hand, you may come across a contractor or two that only installs their own “patented” product.  They might present a convincing argument as to why their system is superior.  “Patented” simply just means that they can charge a higher price because their claim is that they are the only contractor that can install such a system.  The truth of the matter is that no company wants you to think that what they do is simple or common.

Therefore, lets discuss some basic, common sense basement waterproofing methods that have been proven to be successful for many years.

Exterior Basement Waterproofing

An exterior basement waterproofing system is done in several steps.  First of all, we excavate the foundation down to the footer.  Then, the basement walls are inspected for any weak spots or cracks and repaired accordingly.  A sealer is applied to the outside of the basement walls and then a dimpled membrane is wrapped around the foundation.  A new footer drain is then installed and covered with gravel.  Once the soil is put back into place, the surface is graded to slope away from the house.

Exterior basement waterproofing is the best defense against surface water.

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Interior Basement Waterproofing

A true interior footer drain is installed in a trench around the footer.  The drain slopes down hill which moves the water towards the drainage point.  For this purpose, a sump pump system is usually installed.  There should be about 1/2″ fall for every 10 feet of drain pipe to promote a good flowing drain.  Once installed, the new footer drain is covered with gravel.  Lastly, new cement is poured over top of the gravel to finish off the system.

Interior basement waterproofing is the best defense against ground water.

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Combination Systems

As the name suggests, a combination system would be an interior AND exterior system, both installed to work together.  This may be necessary depending on the type of water seepage problem your basement has.  We can utilize this method in certain parts of the basement, or in the entire basement.  It may be necessary to waterproof an interior portion of the basement if the area is not accessible from the outside.  Additionally, some homes may have an issue with both ground water and surface water.  In this case, a combination system may be the best bet.

Which Method is Best for Your Home?

These basement waterproofing methods have been proven to permanently correct water intrusion.  So which of these methods is best for you?  It all depends on where, and how, water is coming in.  Is there a “one size fits all” solution that works for every basement?  No.  Every home is different.  There are different types of soil.  There are various ways in which water can enter a basement.  And there are factors such as age, quality, and structural integrity of basements and foundations.  For these reasons, it is important to assess the problem before determining a solution.

Pioneer Basement Solutions has been employing the above mentioned methods for many years.  We have a proven track record and our common sense solutions work.  Please explore the rest of our website to learn more about us.  Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date on our latest blogs.

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Basement Moisture – How to Keep it to a Minimum

Basement Moisture – How to Keep it to a Minimum

Keeping basement moisture under control is important for several reasons.  First of all, too much moisture over an extended period of time can lead to structural issues.  Secondly, moisture can cause mold growth, musty smells, and other problems.   Basements naturally have a higher humidity level than the rest of the house.  Concrete is porous and will not prevent outside moisture from seeping through.  Additionally, normal everyday activities, such as cooking, showering, etc. can cause an increase in moisture as well.  While some moisture is natural, it is good to examine your house from time to time for preventable sources of excess moisture.

Possible Causes of Moisture

Plumbing Leaks:

It is easy for small plumbing leaks to go unnoticed for long periods of time.  This is especially true since pipes are usually hidden in walls, under vanities, or behind appliances.  If you notice one particular area of the basement that is always damp, check the plumbing around that area.  It could be that there is a slow leak in one of the pipes.

Dryer Vent:

When a dryer vent is functioning properly, it should discharge the moist air from the dryer to the outside of the home.  If a dryer vent comes loose or unattached, there is no way for that damp air to escape.  Check to make sure that your vent is securely attached and functioning properly.

Leaking Gutters:

A leaky gutter can cause water to settle around the foundation which will seep in and cause excess moisture or dampness.  Make sure that gutters are not clogged and are directing water away from the home.

Improper Grading Around Foundation:

If the ground around your foundation is sloped toward the house, rainwater cannot drain to the proper location and may contribute to basement moisture and dampness.  Even if the pitch is just slightly off, it can cause excessive dampness in the basement.

HVAC System:

Have a heating and cooling contractor check your system to make sure that it is ventilating properly and that the unit is the correct size for your home.

In addition to making sure that all of the above issues are in order, you can use a dehumidifier to keep moisture in check.  You may also want to consider a Humidex system, which you can learn more about by clicking here.

Persistent Dampness

What if you have examined all of the above possibilities and still have dampness?  If you are experiencing persistent dampness that is not reduced by following the above steps, you may need to have your basement evaluated by a basement waterproofing contractor.  Pioneer Basement Solutions has been in business since 1979.  We are locally owned and operated, licensed, bonded, and insured.  We can perform a free* inspection of your basement to determine what the cause is of any basement moisture or dampness.  Click here to contact us!

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Basement Dehumidifier – Why Humidex is a Good Alternative

Basement Dehumidifier – Why Humidex is a Good Alternative

First of all, why use a basement dehumidifier in the first place?  Its no secret that excessive basement moisture, if left unchecked, can cause a slew of problems.  For example, basement moisture can contribute to mold growth, musty smells, poor air quality in the home, and even structural problems.  However, it is not difficult to keep moisture under control with proper ventilation.  For this reason, many homeowners will utilize a basement dehumidifier.  While this is undoubtedly better than nothing at all and can certainly help to keep moisture under control, it is not the only option out there.

What is Humidex and How Does it Work?

Humidex is a patented moisture control and ventilation system.  The system works in three steps:

Step 1 – Expel

Moisture naturally seeps in through the foundation and accumulates from normal daily activities.  This heavy, moisture-laden air settles at the floor level of the basement and crawl space.  The Humidex system draws in this stagnant, damp, contaminated air to the bottom vents of the unit by a powerful, yet quiet, ventilation fan.  The air is then expelled to the outside of the house through a dedicated duct.

Step 2 – Replenish

This flushed-out, contaminated air is then replaced with a flow of relatively drier, warmer and fresher air drawn downward from the upper levels. The warmer air will lower the relative humidity and reduce the condensation on the basement surface. The interior upstairs air is then replaced with cleaner, fresher outdoor air entering the home naturally through windows, doors, and cracks.

Step 3 – Ventilate

The Humidex system is automatically controlled by an adjustable humidistat that regulates the flow of air.  The fan will adjust according to the humidity level.  At a high rate, which is only at peak times, it will be equivalent to two bathroom fans. In maintenance mode it’s a fraction of that, enough to meet the minimum air exchange required.

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Humidex vs. Dehumidifiers

Consider some of the advantages of Humidex:

  • Cheaper to run.  The average monthly cost for electricity is $3.  Humidex only uses 38 watts, even on the highest setting.  On the other hand, dehumidifier wattage can translate to $40 to $70 per month.
  • Maintenance free.  Unlike a dehumidifier, there are no filters to clean or replace.  Moreover, there are no buckets to empty.
  • Provides ventilation.  Dehumidifiers recirculate the same air, over and over.  Humidex effectively expels all types of contaminants and pollutants in the entire house and replenishes it with fresher and healthier air.
  • Covers a larger area.  A dehumidifier has a limited range.  In fact, multiple units may be required to effectively control moisture in a large area.  One Humidex provides moisture control for the entire basement, crawl space, and the upper levels as well.

If you would like to learn more, you can do so by clicking here to visit the Humidex website.  You may also contact us for a free* estimate.

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Foundation Repair Contractors – How to Choose Wisely

Foundation Repair Contractors – How to Choose Wisely

When it comes to foundation issues, there are usually telltale signs when there is a problem.  For example, you may notice cracks in the basements walls or floor, settling or sinking, or a bowed wall.  When you begin researching foundation repair contractors, the choices may seem overwhelming.  There is certainly no shortage of options when it comes to available contractors.  Just a quick online search may reveal a dozen or more companies who advertise foundation repair services.  At the same time, when it comes to something as important as the foundation of your home, it is imperative to choose carefully.  This article is designed to help you know what to look for with regard to foundation repair contractors.

Foundation repair contractors

What to Look For

How long has the company been in business?  Just because a company claims to have many years of “experience” does not mean they have actually been in business that long.

What is the company’s reputation?  There are many online resources such as Angie’s List, the Better Business Bureau, and even social media outlets to search for reviews on the company.

Is the company insured?  Any reputable company should be able to easily and quickly provide proof of this information.

Do they offer multiple repair options?  Be leery of contractors that offer the same “one size fits all” solution to every customer, regardless of what the problem is.  For more information on various repair options, click here.

Is a permit required?  An honest company will make the effort to comply with local building codes and standards.

Does the company have references?  References should be readily supplied with contact information for each customer.

Do they offer a warranty?  Any foundation repair work should be backed by a warranty.  Furthermore, the terms of the warranty should be clear and easy to understand.

Who will be on the job site?  Will there be a foreman or supervisor on site?  Are the workers employees of the company or temporary labor and/or subcontractors?

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Why it is Important

Although it may be tempting to go with the cheapest proposal, or even try a DIY option, this is not the best course of action.  In fact, this could end up costing you more in the long run.  If you make it your goal to find a contractor that will get the job done right the first time, you can have peace of mind in knowing that your foundation will be strong and structurally sound for years to come.

Pioneer Basement Solutions has been in business since 1979.  We offer various options for foundation repair, stabilization, and replacement, as well as basement waterproofing.  Visit our About to learn more.

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Things to Consider with a Basement Waterproofing Warranty

Things to Consider with a Basement Waterproofing Warranty

Before hiring a contractor, an important factor to consider is the basement waterproofing warranty that you will receive when the work is completed.  No doubt, waterproofing is an investment.  You want to make sure that your basement waterproofing system continues to work for years to come.  Most companies do offer some type of a warranty.  Of course though, not all warranties are created equally.  So what should you consider before making a decision?

Questions to Ask

How long has the company been in business?  If a company offers a lifetime warranty, but has only been in business for five years, are they really going to be able to honor that warranty down the road if a problem arises?  Many contractors come and go over the years.  A warranty is only as good as the company that offers it.  It is best to choose a company with a good reputation and many years in business.

Is there an annual fee?  Some companies require a yearly inspection of the system in order to maintain the validity of a warranty.  This inspection usually also comes with an annual fee.  If the fee is not paid and the inspection is not performed, this may void the warranty.

Is the warranty transferable?  Even if you aren’t planning to sell your home right now, you may decide to in the future.  Make sure you find out whether or not the warranty is transferable to a new owner.  This may be an appealing selling point to potential buyers and add value to your home.

What does the fine print say?  A basement waterproofing warranty agreement should be clear and comprehensive and the terms should be relatively easy to understand.  If the agreement is overly vague, this gives the contractor wiggle room to refuse services at a later date.

How to Choose Wisely

Along with asking the above questions, research the contractor through various resources such as the Better Business Bureau, Angie’s List, and Home Advisor.  Also explore social media outlets as well as customer reviews.  Don’t be fooled by companies that pressure you into a sale, claiming to have the “best” warranty in the industry.  A company’s reputation often speaks for itself.  Making grand claims and using high pressure to obtain sales are tactics that are not needed by an honest company.

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Home Advisor Screened and Approved

At Pioneer Basement Solutions, we are happy to answer any questions that you may have about our basement waterproofing warranty.  We want our customers to clearly understand what they are getting into when they enter into a contract with us.  Pioneer has been in business since 1979 and we plan to be here for many years to come.  Learn more about us on our About page or click here to contact us.

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Foundation Repair Methods Review

Foundation Repair Methods Review

If you have noticed a wall in your basement bowing in, basement wall cracks, or a shifting foundation, you are probably starting your foundation repair methods review. There are various reasons why a foundation may begin to settle or crack.  Poor soil conditions, improper maintenance, and/or poor footing may all be factors.   Consider the following information.

Foundation Reinforcement

If you have a basement wall that is bowing in with open horizontal cracks, you may be able to stabilize it from further movement or even straighten it back into its original position.  Carbon fiber mesh straps can be utilized for this purpose.  Fortress Stabilization has developed a system made of both carbon fiber and kevlar meshed together giving them the ultimate in tensile and shear strength. These straps are smooth to the wall and paintable making them barely noticeable. Once installed, your wall becomes stronger than it was originally and will have a lifetime structural guarantee.

Furthermore, excavation may also be required to remove the weight from the wall before the straps are applied.  This removes the pressure from the soil on the outside of the house so that the wall can be straightened back into position.

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Bowing Basement Wall

Structural Piering

If the foundation is sinking and settling due to poor soil conditions, structural piers may be the best option.  The Stabil-Loc Foundation Pier System is installed directly under the concrete or mason wall that needs to be lifted or stabilized. Piers are driven deep within the earth into bedrock or stable, load-bearing strata which is verifiable with load-testing. As the home is lifted, a mechanism allows the part of the piering system under the footer to be rotated.  This prevents the footer from breaking, which is a feature not found anywhere else. Installation can be done quickly, with minimal excavation required. This system is designed to restabilize the sinking structure by shifting the weight of the home off of the foundation and onto the piers.  This redirects the load to more reliable earth layers underground.

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Structural Piers

Foundation Replacement

If severe mortar rot is occurring or if the blocks are shifting, completely replacing the foundation may be the best solution.  A single foundation wall can be replaced if it is the only area that is affected, or the entire foundation can be removed and rebuilt.  There are many factors to take into consideration when deciding whether or not to replace a foundation wall.

How to Choose the Best Foundation Repair Option

So after this basic foundation repair methods review, are you starting to get an idea which of these methods would be best for your foundation issues?  Just as important as the method is the foundation repair contractor. How do you know which contractor to choose?  Keep in mind that there are various kinds of foundation issues, therefore, a company must be able to offer various solutions.  A single solution will not work for every foundation problem.  Make sure your foundation repair contractor can offer a specific solution to fit your unique problem.

We perform each of the above mentioned foundation repair options all over northeast Ohio, including the following areas:

Stark County, including Canton, Massillon, North Canton, Alliance, and Louisville.

Summit County, including Akron, Stow, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, and Barberton.

Portage County, including Kent, Ravenna, Rootstown, Streetsboro, and Atwater.

Wayne County, including Wooster, Orrville, and Dalton.

Carroll County, including Carrollton, Minerva, Delroy, and Malvern.

Tuscarawas County, including New Philadelphia, Dover, and Sugar Creek.

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Pioneer Basement Solutions has Certified Structural Evaluators on staff.  We also work closely with various local structural engineers.  Contact us for an evaluation of your basement and a professional foundation repair methods review.

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Wet Basement? What is the Cause and Best Solution?

Wet Basement? What is the Cause and Best Solution?

Ever wonder what causes a wet basement or what the best solution is? Having a wet basement and trying to figure out the best solution can be quite stressful to a homeowner.  First of all, lets discuss what causes a wet basement.  To put it simply, there are two sources of basement seepage; ground water and surface water.  How can you tell the difference between the two?

Some basements may have wet walls, which includes moisture on more than just the bottom row of block.  This is an indication of water getting into the foundation from surface water activity.  The best way to dry out the basement in this case is to restore the waterproofing seal on the outside of the basement walls by installing an exterior basement waterproofing system.

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Exterior Basement Waterproofing

On the other hand, if your basement walls are dry but there is seepage where the floor and wall meet, it is most likely a ground water problem under the foundation.  You may notice heaved floor cracks or discoloration in the cement.  When ground water builds up under a basement floor, the best way to fix a wet basement in this case is with interior sub floor footer drains.  This allows diversion of the water before it builds up to floor level.

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Interior Basement Waterproofing

How Can You Find the Right Contractor?

Look for a basement waterproofing contractor that offers all methods of basement waterproofing.  Beware of companies that tell you that there is only one way to fix a wet basement.  They may claim to be a full service waterproofing company, yet they only offer their “patented system” and tell you that this is the best and only option.  Many of these companies claim to be full service.  They train their sales force to review the options they don’t actually install in a way that would cause you to say you do not want them, such as exaggerating the cost or minimizing the benefits.

There is no “one size fits all” solution that works for everyone.  Each type of basement waterproofing system works differently so it is important to know what the cause of your issue is.

Call Pioneer Basement Solutions for a zero-obligation quote and basement evaluation.  We can offer a no-nonsense solution to fix your wet basement.  We do not use pushy sales techniques nor try to use scare tactics in order to intimidate homeowners.  Contact us today and learn more about fixing your wet basement permanently and correctly!