When it comes to home maintenance, it’s better to start at the bottom than at the top. A strong foundation it’s necessary to keep the rest of your home safe and sound. There’s no better time to take a closer look at the bottom level of your home. This means taking care of your basement and crawl space before it’s too late. In today’s blog, we’ll take a look at the four steps that waterproofing professionals will use to complete effective waterproofing in your home.
Step #1: Evaluation
The first step of crawl space waterproofing involves an inspection. When you contact HS Restoration, one of our expert contractors will do a thorough evaluation of your basement. We will look for all the signs of water damage and potential weaknesses in the lowest parts of your home. Once our experts have determined what methods to use, you will receive a full written estimate and we can begin work on your schedule.
Step #2: Drain Installation
The second aspect of the crawl space waterproofing process involves designing a custom drainage solution. By installing a unique system that meets the needs of your home, you can feel assured that any water entering your home will be sent away safely. The perfect solution will keep your home safe and sound, even in a major storm.
Step #3: Dehumidifiers and Air Filters
The third stage of crawl space waterproofing focuses on additional methods of keeping your basement and crawl space areas dry. Advanced dehumidifiers and air filters are used to maintain an ideal level of humidity by controlling moisture. Moisture in your home can lead to other damaging conditions like mold and mildew.
Step #4: Your Crawl Space Is Sealed
The final step of waterproofing a crawl space is where the actual waterproofing takes place. Professionals, like ours at HS Restoration, will use waterproof sealants to create a watertight barrier against all forms of moisture. With the space guaranteed to be dry, your crawl space can be used as a storage space for a variety of different household items. Reclaim your basement safely right away!
HS Restoration: Your Crawl Space Waterproofing Dream Team
Now that you’ve learned the four steps of crawl space waterproofing, it’s time to learn more about the HS Restoration difference. Since 1998, our team of professionals have been improving the homes of neighbors throughout Atlantic and Cape May counties. Don’t delay–Contact us right away!