Does your home have poor drainage? Do you notice standing water? These conditions can leave your home vulnerable to water damage, loss of foundation stability, insect infestation, structural damage, and other soil-related issues. Since most of Nebraska consists of clay soils, the state is more susceptible to foundation problems than other areas. During heavy rainfalls, water saturates the soil around or beneath a home's foundation. As the water pressure increases in the soil, it creates pressure against the foundation walls. As a result, cracks and gaps form throughout the foundation wall. Water seeps through the cracks, creating standing water or flooding basements.
It is important for homeowners to keep water drained away from the foundation. Check the following areas of your home to prevent poor drainage.
How can you prevent water disasters? The key is to control water and invest in an adequate waterproofing system. This will help maintain structural stability of homes and buildings. We provide the following waterproofing methods:
For basement waterproofing in the Omaha, Nebraska and Iowa area, contact Jerry's Waterproofing. We'll guard your basement against water damage and foundation failure.