Basement Flooding Can Cost You Thousands: Here’s How!
April 3rd, 2023
The weather has become unpredictable. Climate change has increased the intensity of the water cycle. This means, heavy rainfall, storms, and too much snow melting too fast! All of these weather elements increase the water level in and around your house. And one of the major structures affected by an increase in water level is the basement of your house. Add to it the lack of wet basement waterproofing and you have got a recipe for disaster.
Home Repair Due to Basement Flooding Costs Thousands
Most homeowners spend a fortune to buy a house. It is a dream come true for several of them. However, basement flooding can dampen their whole experience of owning a house. You might have previously heard stories of walking down the basement and finding water clogged in the basement or windows overflowing with water into the basement spoiling personal belongings. Moreover, it will also affect your home’s foundation making it weak and affecting the structural integrity of the house. So, you not only have to bear the costs of damaged personal belongings but also the costs of repairing the foundation and basement along with repairing the sources of water leaks. And it will cost you thousands! Hence, waterproofing your basement or crawl space system is essential to prevent damage and thousands of your hard-earned money.
Health effects of wet basement
Apart from damaging costs, there are adverse health effects of a wet basement.
Water can cause the growth of mold and mildew. At first glance, this might feel harmless. However, mold and mildew release spores in the air. These spores can be a major allergen and cause nausea, coughing, watery eyes, dizziness, headaches, irritation, fever, fatigue, congestion, skin problems, allergies, nose bleeds, and more. This might also result in frequent hospital visits adding to your bills. And without even realizing you might end up spending thousands.
As you can see, a wet basement might seem harmless, but it has long-term effects on your health and the health of your house. And it will get heavy on your pocket. So, don’t neglect your basement, instead, get interior and exterior wet basement waterproofing services right away. Waterproofing will help you avoid water damage to your house and health. Overall, you will save a lot of money and time in the long run.
We at Ontario Wet Basement Solution Inc. provide wet basement waterproofing along with other services such as foundation waterproofing, crawl space encapsulation, crack repair, and more. Contact our professional team now to know more.