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Basement Waterproofing Mistakes to Avoid

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Waiting too long Whether it’s from severe flooding or just a little condensation, mold can start growing 24 hours after exposure to moisture. Long-term water damage can lower the resale value of your home by up to 25%. Doing it yourself About 20% of all home insurance claims are related to water damage.

Basement Waterproofing Mistakes to Avoid
  1. Waiting too long
    • Whether it’s from severe flooding or just a little condensation, mold can start growing 24 hours after exposure to moisture.
    • Long-term water damage can lower the resale value of your home by up to 25%.
  2. Doing it yourself
    • About 20% of all home insurance claims are related to water damage.
    • Fortunately, 93% of all water damage can be prevented, especially when you hire the right basement waterproofing contractors.
  3. Relying solely on waterproof paint
    • Waterproof paint claims to withstand up to 12 pounds of pressure per square inch. However, this paint is just a coating and does not penetrate the walls deeply enough to provide a lasting bond.

A whole 98% of basements in the U.S. will experience some type of water damage. However, this can be prevented through proper waterproofing techniques.

WRITTEN BY

Austin Werner

Austin Werner is the Owner of The Real Seal LLC, a basement waterproofing and foundation repair company. Austin believes that having a highly trained and happy team is the key to success. This is reflected through hundreds of 5 star customer reviews his company has received online.

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