Do I Need Basement Waterproofing?
When it comes to basement waterproofing, the most important question you should ask yourself is: Do I need basement waterproofing? The answer depends on a few factors. If your home has experienced flooding in the past or is prone to excess moisture and humidity, there’s a good chance that you do need basement waterproofing.
Excess water in basements can lead to a variety of problems, from mold and mildew to bowing walls and foundation damage.
At Basement Ninja®, our team of experienced professionals can help assess your basement’s waterproofing needs and provide an effective solution. Our inspector will perform a thorough on-site assessment to determine whether you need interior or exterior waterproofing, and if there are other issues such as foundation repair that need to be addressed.
Don’t put off addressing your wet basement problems any longer—reach out to Basement Ninja® for expert basement waterproofing services today. We look forward to helping you find the right solution for your budget and needs.
"The whole process was great. Everyone we interacted with was professional and courteous. Celeste was great. Russell, Chase, and Will were terrific and did a great job. We no longer run a dehumidifier in our cabin, which we were having to run even in the dead of winter. Would not hesitate to recommend to anyone"
"We've had a lot of work done on our home recently and these guys have been by far the best to work with. Russell, Chase, Will and Ethan were absolute joys to work with. They were very professional, cleaned up completely every day (I swear the garage was cleaner after they left than it was before they got there!)."
"Crawl space ninja is great. Celeste and the rest of the team did a great job at assessing the needs of our crawl space and applying the appropriate solution. They showed up on time, communicated well, and provided high quality service and products. I would highly recommend them to anyone."
Hydraway Waterproofing System
Our Hydraway Waterproofing System uses cutting-edge technology to provide unparalleled protection against water seepage and leaks. The Hydraway drainage channels are designed to move water much more rapidly than traditional drainage channels to a sump pump.
The Hydraway system is installed under the concrete slab foundation of your home to intercept water before it enters your basement. This interior waterproofing system is ideal for homes in high water table areas or those that experience heavy rain and storms.
The Hydraway Waterproofing System provides comprehensive below-slab protection and is guaranteed to keep your basement dry and comfortable. For a free estimate on installing the innovative Hydraway Waterproofing System in your basement, contact us today.
Indoor Basement Drainage
When it comes to basement waterproofing, it is important to make sure that you choose the right system for your home. It's not just about the speed of installation but also the quality and effectiveness of the system in order to ensure that your home is properly protected from water damage. Indoor Basement Drainage systems are one of the best ways to protect your basement, crawl space or foundation from water damage. These systems are designed to collect and move water away from your home quickly and efficiently, keeping your basement dry and free of mold, mildew, rot, and other costly damages. Additionally, these systems can often be easily installed with minimal disruption for homeowners.
Drain Tile Systems
The installation of Drain Tile Systems is a common and effective basement waterproofing solution. This system consists of pipe assemblies installed around the foundation to direct water away from the home and into a sump pump, which helps protect against flooding. However, some systems are prone to clogging due to particles entering without the aid of a silt filter. Additionally, many Drain Tile Systems are installed shallow, leading to potential future concrete damage. This can also reduce the amount of open space available for water to drain quickly and efficiently away from your home.
If you're looking for an effective basement waterproofing solution that won't be prone to clogging or result in damage over time, then considering a Hydraway Drain Tile System is the right solution for you. With proper installation and maintenance, this system can be a reliable method of keeping your home safe from water damage. So if you're looking for an effective basement waterproofing solution, consider installing the Hydraway Drain Tile System today!
Sump Pump Systems
Sump pumps are an essential element of any basement waterproofing system. By pumping water from around your building foundation, sump pump systems help to protect your home from flooding and costly damage. With the installation of a properly designed sump pump system, you can rest assured that your basement or crawl space will remain dry for many years to come.
Sump Pump Battery Backup Systems
Storms can bring about a wide range of disasters for your home, from power outages to flooding in your basement or crawl space. To protect your home from these potential hazards, it is important to install a battery backup system. With a battery backup system in place, you can be sure that even during a storm with heavy wind and rain, the power will not be disrupted.
The Aprilaire dehumidifier is an ideal way to keep your basement humidity in check and prevent mold growth and wood rot fungus. Crawl Space Ninja specializes in installing basement dehumidifiers that are energy efficient and can handle high volumes of moisture. We understand that wet basements need special attention, so our experienced team will make sure the relative humidity in your basement stays below 60% at all times.
With our dehumidification solutions, you can rest assured that the air quality in your basement will stay healthy and comfortable for many years to come. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help keep the humidity in your home under control.
Hydraway Basement Waterproofing Features & Benefits
- Engineered system with a proven history: Will not clog, no known failures!
- Relieves hydrostatic pressure by acting as a shallow underdrain.
- High compressive strength: Heavy duty Geotextile fabric, fusion bonded to a rugged polyethylene lattice core for strength and support.
- 90% omnidirectional water entry rate.
- 70% higher water flow rate than conventional drainage systems – Replaces the fabric, perforated pipe, and aggregate backfill required in most traditional drain systems and does not depend on rock as a filter.
- Does not support fungus growth – Polyethylene core (vs. polystyrene) provides flexibility, light weight and chemical resistance.
- Fusion bonded (vs. gluing) polyethylene lattice core and fabric provides fungus resistance and keeps the fabric firmly attached in high heat and humidity.
- Machine installed using conventional trenching equipment and requires less labor and equipment than traditional drain systems.
- Individually wrapped rolls and flexibility assure easy installation even at cold temperatures.
Bowing Foundation Walls
Signs your basement walls are beginning to bow:
- Horizontal or stair step cracks
- Diagonal cracks in the corner
- Inward bowing or bulging
- Wall slides inward at the bottom or top
- Gaps in mortar joint
- Soil entering basement
- Cracks in concrete
Solutions to bowing basement walls: