Basement Waterproofing, Now or Later?

The rainy season is a very good time for the Northeast homeowner to inspect the basement of their home.  April and May showers can be a beautiful time for the plants, trees, and shrubbery in general.  But, those same rain showers can be detrimental to the basement of the home.

If you have an older home, inspecting the basement of the home for water accumulation is highly recommended.  Considering this, during the daylight hours, if you can, go to the basement and look for signs that you have a  problem with water in the home.  How can you tell?

For any Northeast Ohio homeowner, these are 5 Signs You Have a Basement Waterproofing  Problem in Your Home

  1. Wet basement walls at the top of the walls
  2. Wet basement walls where the wall meets the floor
  3. Water sitting on the floor, 
  4. Extreme humidity
  5. Mold and Mildew

The signs can come steadily without the homeowner noticing them right away.  It is especially true if you do not have a finished basement and your trips to the underground floor are sporadic.

Every year, every homeowner should inspect their home for possible water damage in the basement.  If the water has been seeping steadily into the home, and the homeowner does not notice the problem, the damage water can cause in the home is tremendous.  It is easy to spot the signs and believe the water cannot do too much damage to the home.  Unfortunately, water damage can come quickly and put the integrity of the foundation in jeopardy as well as the walls and floor of the basement.

Should You Waterproof The Basement of Your Home Now?

If you have gone to the basement to inspect it, and believe there is water damage, it is essential you contact a basement waterproofing company to fix the problem.  Pioneer Basement Solutions is a reputable waterproofing company that will inspect your home, explain the issues you have with the basement, and offer you a solution to fix the problem.

Time is important when dealing with issues involving water.  The damage done to the foundation can be severe, and the walls of the basement can become bowed or cracked.  The longer the homeowner waits to fix the problem, the more severe it can become. It is always important to remember the longer you wait, the more damage is done to the basement, and the more expensive the job becomes.

Right now, interest rates are at the lowest they have been in many years. As a result, many banks are offering very attractive rates for homeowners to refinance or to borrow for home improvements.  Most importantly, there are banks offering as low as 2.176 APR for homeowners that qualify.  Those attractive rates give you more buying power and can allow you to do those home improvements your home needs. If you would rather finance the job directly with Pioneer Basement Solutions, we have financing available for you.

Looking For The Right Basement Waterproofing Company

There are many basement waterproofing companies nationally and locally.  Unfortunately, not all companies are the same.  There are companies that will take your money and deliver a subpar job for you. There are others with no basement waterproofing experience that can damage instead of fixing a problem in your home.  

Pioneer Basement Solutions is a local company founded in 1979 with over 40 years of experience waterproofing basements around Northeast Ohio.  We have the machinery, manpower, and expertise to deliver a job well done.  We have seen small and big problems when dealing with basements and can assure you, we have the experience to deal with them and fix them.  Contact Us Today.

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