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.
Basement Waterproofing In Racine, Kenosha and Union Grove
With all the snow we received this winter, don’t be surprised if you notice a wet basement.
Brewer Contracting takes a problem solving approach to basement and leaky foundation issues. There are many causes of basement seepage and many distinct foundation related problems. By identifying the specific problem and its root cause, we provide our customers the right solution for the property. This not only assures satisfaction but more often saves them money.
Basement Waterproofing Experts serving Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha Wi.
Basements are more and more used as living and bedroom areas and having issues like mold or mildew growing in damp carpeting and a health issue can occur.
The first step in trying to remedy the problem is to figure out what type of problem you are dealing with and where the water, if any, is coming from. Brewer Contracting ( formally United waterproofing ) has been repairing homes in SE Wisconsin since 1953. ken Brewer personally has 35 years experience in all aspects of commercial and residential waterproofing.
We specialize in:
- Inside/Exterior Drain Tile Systems
- Sump Pumps
- Foundation Cracks
- Bowed Walls
- Concrete Repairs
- Tuck pointing
A damp, basement can be a breeding ground for mold and can damage your finished basement and even your foundation. No matter what your basement may need, Brewer Contracting has the products and experience to give you a drier, safer and more comfortable basement.
3420 Washington Ave
Racine, Wi 53405