Your home’s basement may serve many purposes. It may be your man cave, your game room, a family gathering spot, or just a place to store your holiday decorations. Whatever you may use your basement for, one thing’s for sure: you don’t want to have any water issues down there. A wet basement can be a huge problem if not dealt with quickly, but there are ways to ensure your basement stays dry and comfortable this season.
It may be obvious that you have water issues in your basement if you can observe standing or pooling water, but sometimes a moisture issue isn’t as apparent at first glance. Here are signs to look for if you’re unsure if you have a water problem in your basement:
If you observe any of these issues, it’s likely that you have a problem with water getting into your basement, and there are several reasons why that may be occurring.
Water can show up in your basement for a variety of reasons, but the most common causes of flooding or moisture are:
If you’ve determined that you have a water issue, a professional can help you determine the exact cause of your problem, but there are a few steps you can take immediately to address your moisture concerns.
The ways to address a basement water issue can vary, depending on the severity of your problem.
While the measures above may briefly help address your water concerns, they aren't permanent fixes for what will likely be a recurring problem in your basement if the issue isn’t remedied properly by a basement waterproofing specialist.
Whether you have a flooding problem, or just suspect moisture from telltale signs in your basement, the professionals at Thomson Brothers offer a variety of solutions to keep your basement dry.
The process used for water remediation depends on your particular issues or concerns, but the video below helps explain more about some of the services Thomson Brothers provides.
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