The recent rain throughout the state is a great reminder to make sure water is staying outside and not in your home. Flooding in basements and crawl spaces is common in houses of every age (and it's rarely a one-time occurrence). But, standing water isn't the only sign your home has moisture in it.
If you've noticed any of the symptoms below, you might have a basement water problem.
- Wet or damp basement floor
- Leaking or damp basement walls
- Pooling or standing water
- Stains on concrete surfaces
- Musty odors
- Sump pump issues
A damp or wet basement can cause more than just a headache; these issues can create bigger problems like mold, mildew, rot, structural damage, and a variety of health problems, like congestion, throat irritation, coughing, wheezing, eye irritation, and skin reactions. Plus, a home with a wet basement is much more difficult to sell (it's a major red flag to potential buyers).
The good news is that if you do find yourself ankle-deep in water, basement flooding is a problem that can be solved quickly (and effectively) if you know what you're up against. That's why it's crucial to work with an expert to learn which options will work best to keep your basement maintained as a dry, usable space. AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists offers warrantied solutions that are fully transferable. So, you owners and buyers can rest assured their home is protected—restoring 10 percent or more of their home's value.
The experts at AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists are trained to install all wet basement solutions, including sump pumps, drainage systems, dehumidifiers, and options for your walls and floors.
Keep your home safe and dry with the Aqua Stop Basement Waterproofing System created by the experts at AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists. Contact them online at www.AFSrepair.com or call 205-453-1110.