What to Know About Basement Waterproofing

Today, we look at the YouTube channel American Dry Basement Systems as they teach us the importance of basement waterproofing. In detail, they describe the differences between SuperDry Systems and Gutter Systems. Additionally, they explain the different problems that can go wrong and how to fix them.

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Drainage Efficieny

Even waterproofing companies may have a poor design installed in your home, as some methods can either be outdated or overlooked. Understanding that changing the design can help create a more effective drainage system that prevents mold.

What Conditions Dies Mold Thrive In?

Mold thrives in dark, musty places with food and water sources. When you have bad gutter systems, water can activate the last condition for mold to thrive. When this happens, mold spores will spread and infect your home, making it dangerous to live in.

What Can Homeowners Do to Prevent This?

Homeowners must be proactive about their home's health and make sure their basement has the best waterproofing system. This includes ensuring that gutters are free of clogs and debris, that downspouts are connected to a sump pump, or installing French drains to help direct water away from your home. If you've suffered from any of these issues, feel free to share your experience below.