When you walk down into your basement and see that it’s flooded, it can ruin your whole day. The first questions you usually ask yourself are “What happened and how do I fix it?” Most likely, your sump pump stopped working. This is the cause of all your woes. When your sump pump fails, water that would normally be routed away from your basement is left to flood and cause havoc instead.
It is normal for water to invade basements to some extent. Because of the way they are built, ground water easily seeps in. The purpose of your sump pump is to collect this invasive water and route it away from your home. Unfortunately, sump pumps are simple machines that are often prone to failing. The motors or other parts wear out over time, leaving you with the flooded aftermath and possibly damaged valuables or appliances that were stored in your basement.
To prevent this from ever happening again, your best bet is you stop relying on sump pumps to keep your basement dry. Instead, look into having your basement waterproofed.
By waterproofing your basement, ground water will be drained before it ever reaches your basement. Because of this highly technical process, it’s best to skip the urge to do it yourself and bring in the professionals instead.
Select Basement Waterproofing will take the steps to ensure your basement will not grow mold. Basements are usually dark, damp places; the perfect spot for mold to grow. By keeping your basement dry with proper waterproofing, you won’t have to worry about mold growth causing issues with your allergies or overall health.
With a thermal armor vapor barrier professionally installed, you will be able to delight in lower energy bills. Having such a well-insulated basement will keep it cool in the summer and warm in the winter so you don’t have to spend extra money keeping your basement climate controlled. Your basement will practically take care of itself and save you money along the way.
Sooner Is Better Than Later
With so many benefits to waterproofing your basement, it would be silly to put it off any longer. You will never have to rely on sump pumps to keep your basement dry again. Our experts will walk you through every step of the waterproofing process and deliver results and service you can enjoy for years to come with the added bonus of reduced cost in energy bills and possibly lower insurance rates on your home and valuables. If you’re located in New Jersey, contact Select Basement Waterproofing today.