Basement Waterproofing 101

If you live in a home with a basement that is more than a few years old, you probably know firsthand that keeping water out is tough. The good news is that there is affordable help out there. The knowledgeable folks at BASEco Foundation Systems have put together a helpful video on basement waterproofing. Check it out for authoritative info on this important topic, and read on to learn more.

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Waterproofing your basement can be a big job, but the good news is that the steps to get it done are pretty straightforward. Doing so is key to maintaining the structural integrity of your home. It is also important to prevent the development of pest and animal infestations. Perhaps most importantly, it is key to preventing the development of potentially dangerous mold blooms.

A good place to start is to learn the signs of water ingress in your basement and around the building outside. The signs will be clear when you learn what they are. If the damage goes too far, it will be necessary to hire professional help. But whether you do it yourself or work with the pros, basic basement waterproofing is a must-have for every home.