A Wet Basement Can Lead to Foundation Problems

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When pressure is put on your foundation walls and floor from the excess water around your foundation, that pressure can cause water to leak in through walls and floor cracks. Most people use their basement for either a living space or storage space. Moisture and water in this space can cause mold and mildew. This can lead to an unhealthy home. So much of the air we breathe comes from our basement or our crawlspace. Because of this, it is so important to keep your basement dry. A wet basement in your Virginia home can lead to the breakdown of foundation walls, and even to foundation failure if left untreated over time.

A Solution for Wet Basements in Virginia

We offer foundation repair and waterproofing solutions in Richmond and Northern Virginia. These solutions, when tailored to your specific needs, can prevent a wet basement in the future. We offer the following waterproofing solutions for your Virginia home:

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We also suggest to Virginia homeowners to make sure that your gutters and downspouts are free of debris and in working order as it can help keep excess water from around your foundation. If you require foundation repairs, then we also have these solutions. When walls begin to bow and lean, if left untreated they can crack, and this can lead to water leakage and a wet basement in your Virginia home. With the use of tiebacks and plate anchors, we can pull those walls back to their original position. This will add strength and prevent future problems with your foundation walls. We also offer vapor barriers to lock out moisture when prevents mold and mildew and leads to a dry basement. We use products from Earth Contact Products, so you can be sure that you are getting the best quality foundation repair and waterproofing products available today!

For wet basement waterproofing solutions, count on the team at Reliable Waterproofing & Masonry. We will tailor a solution to your specific wet basement needs, and provide you with a free estimate. Call Reliable Waterproofing & Masonry today for more information on how we can help you with your wet basement in Richmond, Virginia!