Water may seem harmless, but it is actually one of the greatest dangers to your home. It is capable of eroding the tallest mountains into little more than piles of smooth pebbles, which is why it is no surprise that it can really do a number on your home in Raleigh, NC.
The trick to protecting your home is reshaping the way water flows around your home.
Let’s explore how Raleigh Waterproofing, Inc. can remedy the damage that water has caused, and prevent it from reoccurring.
Step One: Limiting the Damage
When your home’s basement floods due to a failed sump pump or water enters through the side of your house, the first step in limiting the damage is to remove as much of the water as possible.
During this process, we may find it necessary to cut the electricity and gas to any affected areas. This is done to keep both you and your home safe. Electrical shorts can cause fires, and rusty gas lines can prone to leaks.
Once the water has been removed, the damage is somewhat limited. It should not progress further, which is yet another benefit of trusting the waterproofing experts at Raleigh Waterproofing, Inc.
Step Two: Assessing the Cause and Damage
The next step is to understand why water entered your home. This is essential to the next step, and to repairing any damage that it may have caused.
Flooded basements, for example, may be caused by cracks in the foundation, water that hasn’t been diverted correctly, or water that seeped in through siding that was installed improperly on your home. Solving this issue will prevent more water from invading.
The next step is to assess the damage. Has this problem persisted for a longer period of time? Has mold appeared? How extensive is the water damage? Answering these questions will help repair the damage in a reliable way.
Step Three: Fixing the Problem
The last step is to correct the problem and any damage that has occurred in your home.
At Raleigh Waterproofing, Inc., this means addressing every problem that led to water intrusion. We may need to divert water away from your foundation, perform crack injections to seal your foundation, and added a watertight barrier to prevent further leaks.
We are also capable of repairing damage to your residence. This means replacing drywall, repainting walls, repairing damage to your structure, and many other repairs that your home may need to become safe and free of hazards.
Trust the Waterproofing Experts
When you have a leak, don’t let it go unchecked. Leaks may be limited to a bead of water one day, but they will generally develop into puddles and flooding.
Trust the waterproofing experts at Raleigh Waterproofing, Inc. to repair your water damage, and to prevent the problem from occurring again. Our reliable results stem from our scientific approach to water intrusion and our courteous, customer-oriented service.