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Does your basement leak in the winter?

Waterproofing, Foundation Repair, kenosha, racine, oak creek, Racine Waterproofing

Basement water doesn’t always come from rain, during the winter snow and ice surround our basements.  If the waterproofing isn’t very good or failing, you can get water.

Things you should check on can be that your downspouts for

Your gutters could simply be draining too close to your home, or the grade under the downspouts could be off.  If the water isn’t being pulled away from your home from the downspouts, you could have a water problem.

Speaking of that, check the slope around the foundation of your home may not be sloping away from your home.  This is very common and can cause water to drain into your basement.

Your Basement wall or floor has cracks.  Cracks are very common and can occur as your home settles.  Proper repair can be a quick fix.

Your basement radiates heat.  It is a good idea to keep snow and ice away from your homes foundation to lessen the snow/ice melt and giving it a chance to become a problem.

Brewer Contracting offers specific Waterproofing solutions, not the standard “One size fits all” approach.

Remember to start with the premise that water seepage is not the problem, it is a symptom of the problem. Water seepage occurs through cracks or openings in the walls or the result of non or poor functioning drainage.

By taking a problem solving approach Brewer Contracting offers our customers a peace of mind that comes from receiving an honest evaluation and the proper repair specific to their situation.

 

Racine and Kenosha Basement Remodeling

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Is finishing your basement and remodeling it into useful space in your future?

Bathroom, kitchen, home, remodeling, windows, Racine, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Lake bluff, IllA finished basement can breathe new life into a house. What was once considered wasted space can become a family focal point, and the value of a home dramatically increases if it has a finished basement that can serve as a rec room, exercise area, play area or extra living space.  In most cases, even a very ambitious basement remodeling project costs only a fraction of what you would spend to build an addition. These days, homeowners are demanding more living, working, and storage space. the space available in your basement can fulfill many of these requirements.

Whether your space needs a complete basement remodel or a fresh makeover, the basement design build team at Brewer Contracting has 1000s of possibilities for your space.