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Basement Flooding Issues In Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri

A flooded basement bedroom in Elkhorn

A basement flood can lead to extensive damage to your home and property.

Today's small leak can lead to serious flooding in the future -- don't wait to fix your wet basement!

When your home was built, it was never meant to stand up to a damp, musty, flooded basement. But as time and nature wear away at your foundation, an eventual leak is almost certain.

Basement flooding is a problem that can be solved quickly (and effectively), provided that you know what you're up against.

Basement Flooding Repair In Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri

Because there are a variety of causes for basement flooding, there are also a variety of solutions on the market. The best solution for you is going to be the one that's reliable, durable and properly installed by trained professionals.

With 40 years of experience, Thrasher is the true industry expert when it comes to repairing flooded basements, and our installations come backed with a written and transferable warranty for complete peace of mind.

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You don't have to solve your basement flooding problem on your own! Our team of professional waterproofers is standing by to provide you with a customized, warranted solution.

To schedule a free, no-obligation basement waterproofing inspection with one of our specialists, contact us by phone or e-mail today! Our Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri service area includes Sioux City, Lincoln, Omaha, Papillion, Hastings, Columbus, South Sioux City, Maryville, Spencer, Beatrice, Bellevue, Carroll and many surrounding areas nearby.

Common Basement Flooding Problems

Basements can flood from almost any point -- including the walls, floor, pipes, windows, and hatchway entrances. The solution to your flooded basement depends entirely on what's causing the flood in the first place.

The features below cover some of the most common reasons for basement flooding, what you should do if flooding happens, and how you can stop flooding once and for all.

Several feet of floodwaters in a Atlantic basement

Help! My Basement Flooded!

 

What do you do when your basement is under not just inches, but several FEET of water? We'll guide you through the six key steps needed to tackle that water and solve your problem.

Highlights:

  • Who to call to pump out your basement
  • Tips for your insurance company
  • How to get the fastest professional service

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Illustration of a flooding basement and groundwater outside.

Why Is My Basement Flooding?

 

Why is your basement leaking? Why did it only start leaking NOW? In this article, we cover the building science behind groundwater intrusion and basement flooding.

Highlights:

  • The "Clay Bowl Effect"
  • How hydrostatic pressure affects your home
  • Why a perimeter drain system works

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A closeup of a faucet

Basement Flooding From Plumbing

 

When the plumbing in your home fails, it won't take long for your basement to fill up like a swimming pool! In this article, we share some simple solutions to prevent a plumbing flood in your basement.

Highlights:

  • Preventing bursting washer hoses
  • Protecting from water heater failure
  • Flood alarms

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Flooding floor cracks by a hatchway door in Nebraska City

Basement Flooding From Stairways

 

Water can easily flow through improperly sealed hatches and doorways - even with a properly installed sump system. In this article, we explain why this kind of flooding occurs -- and how to prevent it.

Highlights:

  • How hatchway entrances are built
  • Where they leak
  • Effective waterproofing solutions

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Water seeping through a concrete wall in a Lexington basement

Flooding Through Wall Cracks

 

Not all cracks in foundation walls are signs of a structural issue, but even small cracks can cause big problems if water is seeping through. Learn the steps involved in permanently sealing leaky cracks in your foundation walls.

Highlights:

  • Which products seal cracks permanently
  • A step-by-step guide to crack sealing
  • Humidity from concrete foundation walls

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Flooding entering a basement through a floor crack in Storm Lake

Flooding Through Floor Cracks

 

What do you do when water is leaking straight up through your foundation floor? Will a perimeter drain system solve this? This article outlines why floor leaks occur -- and how to deal with them.

Highlights:

  • Three steps to waterproofing a basement floor
  • When lateral lines are needed
  • Other sources of moisture through basement floors

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Flooding through basement windows in a Mc Cook home.

Leaky Basement Windows

 

When your basement floods through the basement window, it can stain concrete, damage drywall, and soak insulation. This article provides valuable information on solving this issue once and for all.

Highlights:

  • Why basement windows leak
  • Waterproofing basement windows
  • Easy maintenance to prevent future flooding

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our service area

We serve the following areas

Iowa
  • Anita
  • Badger
  • Barnum
  • Bedford
  • Blockton
  • Bode
  • Bradgate
  • Callender
  • Clare
  • Clearfield
  • Coon Rapids
  • Corning
  • Dakota City
  • Dayton
  • Duncombe
  • Farnhamville
  • Fort Dodge
  • Gilmore City
  • Gowrie
  • Gravity
  • Harcourt
  • Hardy
  • Humboldt
  • Knierim
  • Lehigh
  • Lenox
  • Livermore
  • Lohrville
  • Lu Verne
  • Manson
  • Massena
  • Moorland
  • Otho
  • Ottosen
  • Palmer
  • Prescott
  • Rutland
  • Sharpsburg
  • Somers
  • Thor
  • Vincent
  • West Bend
Missouri
  • Barnard
  • Clyde
  • Conception
  • Conception Junction
  • Guilford
  • Hopkins
  • Parnell
  • Ravenwood
Our Locations:

Thrasher
11844 Valley Ridge Drive
Papillion, NE 68046
1-402-685-2760


Thrasher
804 N Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042
1-316-202-6001
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