Get a dry, comfortable basement
Over time, houses and buildings begin to settle, foundations crack, and rain starts to seep in. Aside from damaging just about everything it comes into contact with, a water leak can also pose serious health risks by cultivating mold and mildew and causing severe structural damage.
Water or moisture is behind every situation that calls for mold mitigation. And indoor mold growth can and should be prevented or controlled by controlling moisture indoors. “If there is mold growth in your home, you must clean up the mold and fix the moisture or ventilation problem.”
Having a proper drainage system in your basement is crucial to the overall health and safety of your home. A good drainage system will keep water from entering your basement, preventing potential damage to your foundation, walls, and floors. Also, a proper drainage system will also help prevent mold and mildew growth, which can cause health problems for you and your family. A good drainage system will help keep your basement dry and free of musty odors, making it a more comfortable living space. Overall, investing in a proper drainage system is an important step in protecting your home and maintaining a healthy living environment.
When dealing with water leaks, the first step is to find a contractor you can trust. Upon a full and thorough inspection, Healthy Spaces will lay out a full description of how to solve your basement water problems and provide a detailed estimate for your project.
In many cases, this involves installing a water drainage system. In extreme cases, we may also need to release the water that has built up in your basement walls by drilling directly into the blocks. Whatever your solution requires, we will dry your basement and applicable structural elements, waterproof masonry as needed, and dehumidify the indoor environment so you can feel confident that you have an overall water management solution in place that will keep future mold from developing.