Without a reliable basement waterproofing system, your home is susceptible to water damage from a leaky basement. This can happen whether you have leaks from cracks in your basement walls or simply from moisture that accumulates underneath your basement floors. Unfortunately, this is a constant concern for many homeowners in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky, given the humid climate. Don’t let water in your basement threaten your home’s stability or value — invest in basement waterproofing from the experts at United Structural Systems and protect your home. Don’t have a basement? Water can wreak the same havoc on your home if it is allowed to penetrate your crawl space, so we offer the areas around Nashville basement waterproofing, drainage, and crawl space encapsulation services as well.
What Causes Water in Your Basement?
To understand the best waterproofing solution for your home, you should first understand the causes of basement moisture. Unfortunately, there are seemingly endless ways that water can find its way into a home, causing structural damage and headaches for homeowners. With that being said, each problem has a solution. USS offers Nashville basement waterproofing and drainage services to solve each of the following causes of water in basements:
- Inadequate or improperly installed drainage systems
- Poorly maintained gutter system
- Hydrostatic pressure
- Incorrect slope or grading
- Foundation and basement wall cracks
- Foundation walls built below the water table
- Ground water seeping up through floor cracks
- Leaky window wells
Warning Signs of Moisture Problems
Spotting basement water problems early can prevent damage from becoming worse. Here are a few warning signs that you might be dealing with moisture problems in your basement:
- Musty odors
- Efflorescence on basement walls
- Mold and mildew growth
- Heightened allergy symptoms
- Increased energy bills
- High humidity
- Cracks in concrete floors
- Dry rot
Basement Waterproofing Solutions
To keep water out of your home’s lower levels and protect it from more serious damage, you can turn to our Nashville basement waterproofing or crawl space encapsulation experts. Our team of experienced professionals at United Structural Systems offers exceptional basement waterproofing and crawl space encapsulation services.
United Structural Systems has been waterproofing Nashville basements since 1994. All of our basement waterproofing technicians uphold our company values of honesty and integrity, so they’ll never try to sell you a product or service you don’t need.