Ah, spring! The season of renewal, fresh growth, and…basement flooding? That’s often the case for homeowners who find themselves dealing with water damage from heavy spring rains. Not only can this be an inconvenience, but it can also be a serious health risk due to mold and mildew growth. That’s why it’s important to be proactive in preventing water damage in your basement, and one effective option is an interior sub-slab basement waterproofing system.
Installing an interior sub-slab basement waterproofing system is a process that involves digging a trench around the perimeter of your basement floor and installing a drainage system beneath the floor. This system collects any water that seeps into your basement and redirects it to a sump pump, which pumps the water away from your home.
One of the benefits of an interior sub-slab waterproofing system is that it doesn’t require significant changes to the exterior of your home. Another positive aspect is that it’s typically less expensive than installing an exterior system. Also, a waterproofed basement can be a valuable selling point, particularly in regions prone to heavy spring rains.
However, it’s important to note that an interior sub-slab waterproofing system isn’t a DIY project. It requires skilled professionals who know how to properly install the drainage system, sump pump, and other components in order to ensure maximum effectiveness.
Contact Standard Water today!