Techniques Used For Basement Waterproofing

Published on April 3rd, 2021

Waterproofing basements has evolved quite a bit over the last decade, as it has become more effective at keeping water and moisture out. Basement waterproofing is likely one of the best things you can do for your property. Having an effective water and moisture management system for your basement is a key preventive measure that will keep costs down during the lifetime of your property.

The Technologies

Waterproofing has taken on a new approach. There are layers of systems that can be used in conjunction with each other to provide optimum results. Some of the most popular options are:

  • Sub floor pumps (sump pumps)
  • Sealants
  • Dehumidifiers and moisture control systems
  • Effective drainage systems

There are many different options that can be appropriate for maintaining a dry environment in your basement. Picking and choosing which one is right for you is best done with the guidance of someone in the industry that stays abreast of the latest technology of basement waterproofing. For example, sump pumps today are offered with battery backups so that your home is protected even during a blackout. Without the proper company to guide you, this is not often something that people would know!

The Combinations Are Best

For the best results, your waterproofing situation may require several different combinations of technologies. The deciding factor as to which combination is best for your basement comes down to the following:

  • How you plan to use the space
  • How large the space is
  • What the environment is surrounding the space

A professional that has experience in waterproofing techniques can determine the best approach for your home. There are many different options that can be combined to come up with a unique plan that will best suit your particular situation. One of the mistakes that many property owners make is to try to take the DIY route. It can be very difficult to figure out which is the best combination of technologies are going to work best for your situation when you do not rely on a professional.

It is always best to consult with a professional to ensure that you are taking advantage of the latest technologies. An expert that keeps abreast of the latest technologies can easily come up with an actionable plan that will provide you with superior results. Basement Technologies offers a wide range of options for basement waterproofing, with many of the solutions invented by our team! Contact us today.


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