Structural damage to the foundation of a home can be one of the worst circumstances that can occur to a homeowner, aside from the house catching fire. The foundation is what holds the house and all of its structural elements together, which is why it must be designed and protected properly in order to protect the integrity of your home. When the integrity of a foundation is compromised, it is usually because of water and damp soil under the foundation, which causes the foundation to fluctuate and lose durability. The source of the vast majority of foundation problems is water. Wet soil beneath a foundation can swell or lose strength. Besides exulting damage to your foundation, water can also seep into your basement floors and be a catalyst for mold and water damage to your property, which can can cause significant repair costs.
With all of the snow that residents throughout the Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York area that we received last winter, we were contacted many times by home and business owners with issues regarding flood damage from cracked foundations. This shows that performing waterproofing services to your foundation is crucial in order to prevent any potential problems before they occur. Waterproofing the foundation and basement of your home will not only prevent you spending additional money for repairs but it will also provide you with the following advantages:
- Prevents further damage to the foundation of your property.
- Prevents flood damage to your basement and the potential loss of your personal effects.
- It will increase the market value of your property.
- It will thwart water seepage which can leave to mold and mildew issues, which can lead to health related problems for you and your family.
If you currently do not have a foundation waterproofing system in place, you can contact the the New Canaan, CT foundation water-proofing technicians at United Waterproofing Contractor for professional water proofing services for your home. We have an experienced team of waterproofing technicians who understand all facets of installing and repairing home foundation systems that will keep your home protected. Our services include: Foundation Repairs, Interior Drainage Systems, Sump Pumps Installed Water control systems Dehumidifiers. Having a foundation that is waterproofed is an essential requirement if you want to maintain a structurally safe environment for your home or business.
Over the years of performing foundation installations and repairs throughout Connecticut and New York, we have notices a parallel between a foundation that is fragile and a foundation that is impervious to water damage. United Waterproofing has a vast amount of knowledge and experience in installing, repairing, and restoring foundations and understands that installing a thoroughly waterproofed foundations requires an understanding of the potential problem areas, use of quality materials, good job-site preparation, and careful application. When performing excavation services on your home or building, we handle permits and cautiously monitor all areas we excavate. We will send a certified inspector to evaluate your foundation to determine the extent of the damage and create a custom plan for foundation repair.