Basement Waterproofing Contractor Serving Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri
Preventing Wet, Flooded Basements with Proven Repair Solutions
When it comes to protecting your home against basement water problems, there are dozens of types of repairs. The problem? Not all home waterproofing methods are created equal. But, there is good news: Thrasher Foundation Repair offers a range of basement waterproofing and drainage solutions designed to stop water intrusion in its tracks. Our trained experts can help you identify the best options for long-term protection from moisture, mold, odors, and more.
Our Basement Waterproofing & Drainage Solutions
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Common Causes of a Wet, Musty Basement
Does your house have issues with basement flooding? Over time, aging and nature will begin to wear away at your foundation. Since most homes cannot withstand natural weathering, leaky basements and water damage are almost inevitable.
Dealing with a wet basement can be a major headache, but it's typically a problem that Thrasher Foundation Repair can resolve quickly. The key is to understand what's causing the water in your basement.
Why is My Basement Wet?
Wherever there is an opening in the foundation, including cracks in the walls and floors, water and moisture can enter your home and cause significant damage.
Your foundation drainage system can begin to deteriorate over time, which can cause the drainage tile system to fail and lead to a flooded basement.
Faulty Basement Sump Pumps
Broken or damaged sump pumps fail to prevent excess water from seeping into the basement from outside through foundation cracks or porous cement.
Leaky Egress Windows
Water can leak through improperly sealed egress windows when window wells become clogged by leaves, weeds, and other debris that impede proper water drainage.
Signs & Symptoms of Water Damage in Basement
Sometimes the signs of water damage in your basement can be minor, making them easy to miss or put off for later. However, these issues only compound over time and can lead to larger, more severe basement water problems down the road.
Early Signs of Water Damage
- Mold & mildew
- Wood rot
- Puddles or standing water
- Cracked or crumbling walls
- Sinking or uneven floors
- Damp air
- Musty smells
- Wet drywall
- Wet flooring
- Flaking or peeling paint
- White, chalky stains on concrete walls or floors
If you have water in your basement or see signs of water damage, Thrasher Foundation Repair can help. Our proven basement waterproofing and drainage solutions provide permanent protection against moisture, ensuring your basement stays dry and comfortable year-round. Contact us today at 1-844-948-3306 to schedule your free basement waterproofing estimate in Omaha, Lincoln, Sioux City, and nearby.
Our Approach to Basement Waterproofing & Drainage
With more than 45 years of experience, Thrasher Foundation Repair has a reputation for providing high-quality, long-lasting basement waterproofing solutions throughout Nebraska, Western Iowa, Central & Western Kansas and Northwestern Missouri. We have access to more than 30 patented basement repair products designed to keep your basement clean, dry, and odor-free. Some of these systems include:
- WaterGuard® Interior Drainage System: This innovative, non-clogging drainage system makes basement water problems a thing of the past. The WaterGuard® system installs along the interior perimeter of your basement, where it captures groundwater before it ever reaches the basement floor.
- TripleSafe Sump Pump System: Our TripleSafe sump pump offers triple the protection against three common sump pump problems: pump failure, system overload, and power failure. As the world's most reliable basement sump pump system, you can rest easy knowing your basement will stay dry year-round.
- SaniDry™ Basement Dehumidifier and Air Filtration System: Our dehumidifier and air filtration solutions eliminate the leading causes of basement odors - high humidity and indoor allergens. SaniDry™ keeps basements dry and improves indoor air quality by controlling the relative humidity and preventing mold, mildew, and other allergens from growing and circulating throughout the home.
- CleanSpace® Basement Wall Vapor Barrier: If you plan to finish your basement, CleanSpace® vapor barrier will ensure it remains clean, warm, and dry. The thick, durable liner provides maximum protection against basement water problems, effectively restricting moisture and water vapors from entering the basement while also protecting against mold.
At Thrasher Foundation Repair, we prioritize customer satisfaction above all else and want to ensure you are fully satisfied with our wet basement repair services. That is why we offer a 25-year transferable warranty as well as a satisfaction guarantee, efficiency guarantee, and property protection guarantee.
Before and After
Why Choose Thrasher Foundation Repair for Basement Waterproofing Solutions?
Our highly-trained specialists can install a complete basement waterproofing system with speed and accuracy, completing most projects in just one day. With quality at the forefront of every basement waterproofing project, we strive to provide an exceptional experience from start to finish. We never use subcontractors, and our professionally-trained crews minimize the mess and disruption at your home.
At Thrasher Foundation Repair, we pride ourselves on being the leader in basement waterproofing, combining professional expertise with patented, time-tested products. Our complete basement waterproofing system will give you and your family a clean, dry, and healthy basement for years to come.
But don't just take it from us; we are a four-time Better Business Bureau Integrity Award winner and have earned the "Best of Omaha" award in basement waterproofing and mud jacking categories for several years in a row. We have earned a reputation for providing superior, high-quality products and services, and the quantity and quality of our reviews and customer testimonials speak for themselves.Read Our Customer Reviews
Frequently Asked Questions
Basement condensation occurs when warm, moist air comes in contact with cool basement walls and floors. Since the basement is below grade, the air is usually colder than the outside in the summer months. As a result, the basement draws in outside air like a vacuum, causing condensation when coming into contact with the cold basement air.
Yes, you can take it with you! We also offer a 25-year transferable warranty.
It is called efflorescence, and it's a mineral deposit left behind after water or moisture evaporates. You'll often find this white, chalky substance on concrete basement walls and floors around entry points, such as cracks and wall floor joints. Efflorescence isn't harmful, and although it is easy to clean, it is an indication that your basement has a water issue. Addressing the source of the water problem is essential to keep the stains from coming back - and prevent more severe water damage from occurring.
New construction waterproofing often comes with no or a minimal warranty. There are different ways to waterproof a basement, but the most common is through a spray-on sealant on the walls, which can be damaged when a contractor backfills soil around the house. It can also crack when the house moves or shifts. Contractors usually install exterior drain tile as well. Since the tile is sitting in the dirt, it can often become silted closed or damaged during the backfill process.
Thrasher Foundation Repair provides wet basement solutions with long-term warranties. Considerations include the type of waterproofing system and sump pump system you install. There are many different options to choose from, and each offers different levels of protection.
If you are concerned about basement flooding, there are some precautionary steps you can take. This includes removing any finished materials that you believe may come into contact with water. You should also make sure to remove items from the floor, such as furniture. If you want to keep your basement dry and protected from flooding in the future, investing in basement waterproofing solutions is your best bet.
Omaha Magazine recognized Thrasher Foundation Repair as the 2022 Best of Omaha - Basement Repair & Waterproofing annual winner. Thank you to our loyal customers who voted for us and who continue to support quality and performance you can trust.
For 30 years, Best of Omaha has given the Omaha community a chance to recognize local businesses.
Thrasher Foundation Repair has served the city of Omaha for 45+ years with trusted, professional foundation repair, basement waterproofing, concrete repair services, and more. Family-owned and operated, Thrasher is proud to make a difference in the Omaha community.