What Causes Water Damage from Basement Flooding & How to Stop It

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Basement Waterproofing & Water Damage Protection

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

Water in your basement is a problem that can be solved quickly (and effectively), provided that you know what you’re up against. Because there are a variety of causes for a leaky basement, there are also a variety of solutions. The best solution for you is going to be the one that’s reliable, durable and properly installed by basement leak repair professionals.

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

Common Basement Waterproofing Issues

Flooded basements can come from many different areas. The solution to your flooded basement depends entirely on what’s causing the flood in the first place. Some of the most common sources of basement water damage include basement walls, basement drains, foundation wall cracks, leaky egress windows, and faulty or damage basement sump pumps.

The easiest way to identify the cause of your wet basement is to bring in a trusted and knowledgeable waterproofing contractor. Once the source of the problem is found and the proper basement leak repair solution is installed, flooded basement cleanup will be a thing of the past.

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