How do you think about the basement in your home? Do you imagine dark and musty area full of boxes and spiders or a beautiful place you can call a home library, office, or man cave? The basement can be an amazing part of your home if you create a living space by waterproofing the basement area. Let’s look at the list of advantages for waterproofing the house:
A Basement without Leaks: It means no leaks at all and as result no water and no damage to the home.
A Clean and Safe Basement without Bad Smells: No leaks also means no moisture, no bad smells and no mold spores. Mold can trigger issues with allergies as well, so having a mold free home is ideal.
A Pest-Free Basement Area: Pets and bugs love living in moist, isolated and dark places, so with a waterproofed basement, you do not have to worry about bugs wanting to live in your lovely basement area.
Foundation Protection: Waterproofing the basement help to keep the foundation safe. Foundation will be protected from water damage in future.
Confidence in a Sound Basement Structure: A basement that has been professionally waterproofed is equal to an incredible peace of mind.
Opportunity to enlarge living/storage area: After waterproofing the basement you get a wonderful opportunity to create something useful in basement area. You can build sewing room, room for dance, home cinema or game room for kids. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the best time to waterproof your basement is long before you do your full remodel. Doing so afterwards only leads to fixes that are more expensive in the future.
Improved the quality of home air:The moisture from basement is a cause of mold, mold spores, mildew, rot, and alternative allergens. Since 50 percent of the home air is air from the basement, making sure it is clean and free of pests and unwanted molds, mildews, and allergens, it is best to waterproof the entire area.
If you want to waterproof your home but are unsure how to do it, call the professional plumbers and they will help you to do it.