Uneven Ground Leads To Pools Of Water
Its clear that moisture has been a consistent problem in this basement. The uneven ground leads to several puddles forming in low spots throughout. The goal is to capture that moisture at the base of the wall and direct it to the sump pump before it can puddle.
Rusty Ductwork Occurs As Moisture Continues
This ductwork shows the obvious signs of consistent moisture in and around the furnace in this basement.
Water Puddles At Basement Steps
When we inspected this wet basement, water was puddled at the base of these stairs. That's not a great way to be welcomed into a space.
Mold Thrives In Wet Environments
The moist basement was leading to the growth of mold. These spores won't just stay put. Chances are mold spores will work their way up into the home causing potential harm to the health of those living in the here.
WaterGuard Is Installed On All Exterior Walls
The WaterGuard system is installed right on the home's footing by removing concrete around the base of the all. The area is then filled in with crushed stone and the concrete is replaced with the exception of a small gap along the edge of the all. In this case, our mold-resistant CleanSpace material is installed on the walls to help direct moisture into the drainage system.
A Trench Drain Protects Around The Stairs
A trench drain is installed in front of the basement steps to help remove water from the area efficiently.
WaterGuard Directs Moisture To The Sump Pump
The WaterGuard system collects the water and directs it straight to the sump pump to be removed from the home safely.