Why is My Basement Leaking?

Friday, June 18th, 2021 by Mikayla Wilhelm


About 71% of the Earth is covered in water. Unfortunately, some of it found its way into your basement. As a homeowner, this can be troublesome. But don’t panic! Effectively identifying the source can save you time- and money. 

 

Why is my basement leaking?

 

There are two types of water that cause a leaky basementsurface and subsurface groundwater. 

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If you notice water seeping in through the floor and wall joints- it's probably caused by subsurface groundwater and foundation issues. 

If you notice water soaking your foundation walls- this is probably caused by surface water. 

 

 

Basements can flood for many different reasons. 

Here’s what you can do to help identify, prevent, and fix any leaky problems:

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Here at Woods Basement Systems, we want to help you achieve a waterproof and dry basement. We are more than happy to help you with all of your foundation and waterproofing concerns.  

 

Investing in French Drain Systems, like our WaterGuard, or our TripleSafe Sump Pump can keep your basement and personal items safe and dry. Taking precautions now can save you some major finances in the future 

 

 

 

 

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