Basement Waterproofing in TN, VA, WV, and NC

Seal-Tite provides affordable and professional basement waterproofing in TN, VA, WV, and NC.

Stop Basement Flooding in Your Richmond Home

Through rain, sleet, hail, and snow, your Richmond home goes through a lot of weather conditions. Although you would do anything to prevent issues from occurring in your property, Mother Nature does take a toll on the structure. As earth move along the foundation, the walls take on extra weight from the outside, forcing it to crack. Of course, human nature is not exempt from blame, as we occasionally forget to close the basement windows or doors. The natural water can seep through the cracks or the windows, causing your basement to have unwanted water.

Although some may say you can simply add any sort of putty or closing the windows tightly, there’s not guarantee that this will not happen again. To ensure that your basement stays dry, we recommend you call a professional that will look at your home for the best solution. We can assist you.

Our basement waterproofing business has been helping homes for many years now. Our experts are trained to determine the source of your issues. We devise a plan suitable for both your home and your budget. An initial visit will determine the best solution, and we will provide you with a free estimate so you can choose what’s best for you.

When you choose us, only our own employees will drain the current water in your basement before professionally installing the new system. Aside from applying the best epoxy to the cracks, our drainage mats and sump pump will direct the water out of the house. A dehumidifier will keep the walls from cracking by keeping the right amount of moisture in the cellar. If we determine that is a deeper problem, we can suggest wall anchors and braces to keep the walls in their best shapes.

All our work is 100% guaranteed, so you won’t have to worry about your basement. You’ll be able to use it for storage or an additional living space. Your basement is a big asset, and we’ll help you keep it that way.

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Basement Waterproofing Facts for Richmond Homeowners

Basements are a good value in any home. For some it becomes a man cave or sewing room. It can be considered a media room or play area for the kids. For others, it could simply be storage or an office. No matter what purpose, basements help add additional value to your home property.

However, this valuable space is not 100% secured from damage. Although it is clearly the foundation of your house, water can still pool up in the cellar, putting your personal property as well as your person and home at risk. Aside from the water damage your items can have, unwanted water can bring about mold, which can cause medical issues, and can hint at foundational problems that your property may have.

Seal-Tite can help prevent these water issues from occurring as well as ensuring your home is safe structurally. Our business has been keeping Richmond homes dry for many years. Being Volunteers, we know what to expect in most basements and how to keep them in good standing.

However, we also know that not every situation. That’s why we send one of our experts to determine the best system for your home. We will provide a free estimate as well was an assessment of what it will take to waterproof your basement. Whether it is through a sump pump and drainage mats, a dehumidifier, or even a new wall anchor to prevent cracks, our contractors know how to install these materials and provide you with a proper cellar.

All our basement waterproofing work is 100% guaranteed. You will be please with our work because our priority is you, your family, and your home.

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Fixing Wet Basements in Richmond, VA

When you go downstairs into your basement, you expect to find a good place to store your belongings or maybe somewhere safe to hang out with family and friends. The last thing you want to find is a wet corner or mold. Unfortunately it happens, and if this scenario sounds too familiar, it would be wise to contact a basement waterproofing contractor serving Richmond, Virginia - such as Seal-Tite.

Leaky Wall Crack Repair

Although you may not think even a small leak can cause much damage to your home or your family, the opposite is actually true. Water coming from leaky wall cracks can be the sign of bigger structural damage that can cause severe problems for your home. The unwanted water can cause mold to grow, putting your family’s health in jeopardy. This problem can create bigger issues to your things kept under your home, as well, which could be things which are irreplaceable.

When you contact Seal-Tite, we will send out one of our experts to take a look at the situation and provide you with various solutions that best fit your needs. We do not believe in a “one size fits all” solutions, so each evaluation is personally made for each client.

The first thing we would recommend is draining the water and sealing the cracks. We may then suggest adding a sump pump to prevent the water from entering your home again. Finally, a dehumidifier may be necessary to maintain the humidity level in the basement. These are all part of a well-run system that keeps your basement dry and your family safe.

Our basement waterproofing estimates are free of charge, and if you choose to allow us to fix your problem, you are hiring the best contractors in the Richmond area. We only focus basement and foundation areas of the home, and being a local-owned business, we understand the problems that can affect a home. Our work is guaranteed and we promise that you won't have to deal with a leaky, nasty, moldy basement ever again after we are able to install a waterproofing system underneath your home.

Please feel free to call Seal-Tite today to see what we can do for you to take care of your wet basement problem once and for all in Richmond, VA!

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5 Tips for Basement Waterproofing in Richmond, VA

A lot of Richmond, VA homeowners want to know the best way to go about waterproofing their basement. Unfortunately, we can't tell you over the Web that "X" is the absolute best way to take care of your leaky basement problem if we don't know what's causing it in the first place. Instead, we will need to send a professional basement waterproofing tech to your home to evaluate the situation. He will easily be able to figure out how and where water is getting into your home, and then we will be able to tell you the best way to go about taking care of the problem once and for all.

Homes in Richmond are beautiful, and some are even historic. That being said, you need to be doing what you can to take care of your home, including your basement. It doesn't matter what you use this space for, whether it's finished or not, you still need to be sure it is dry, safe, and healthy. If not, basement moisture can cause serious damage to wooden support beams, floor joists, and it can even lead to the growth of dangerous mold and bacteria which could make your family really sick. Instead, it's a better idea to contact Seal-Tite at the first sign of water in your basement. You'll be glad that you did!

Below are 5 of the best tips we can offer for taking care of your wet basement. Again, the specific solution offered to you will depend on what kind of problem your Richmond home is experiencing.

1. Sump Pumps - sump pumps are installed in the lowest lying area of the basement and they accumulate water in their basin. Once water reaches a certain point, it is sent far out away from the home so it can't cause any moisture problems.

2. Battery Backup Sump Pumps - these sump pumps act as "backup" to your primary pump in case it fails or if the power goes out. Most of these pumps run off of battery power.

3. Basement Drains - basement drains help to stop water from building up and flooding this area of your home. They can be connected to sump pumps.

4. Sealing Basement Windows - if you have broken seals on your basement windows, water can easily get inside whenever it rains.

5. Fixing Wall and Floor Cracks - water is also easily able to get into your basement through wall and floor cracks. We can seal them off so this is no longer a problem.

Feel free to call us for more information about getting your wet basement repaired in Richmond, VA! We look forward to talking with you soon!

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