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Leaky Floor Cracks

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A leaky basement floor crack is a serious problem. Not only do you have a basement foundation problem but the floor crack also lets water into your basement. A wet basement is the perfect environment for a host of home pests: mold, mildew and wood rot!

You don't have to live with a damp basement. Learn how you can save yourself time and money by requesting a free professional basement evaluation, and receive your free Homeowner's Guide to Basement Waterproofing.

What Do I Need to Do First?

In order to fix your leaky basement floor cracks you need to call in a Professional" Those floor cracks aren’t just a waterproofing problem; they can be a sign that your foundation needs help." Engineer or foundation repair expert. Those floor cracks aren't just a basement waterproofing problem; they can be a sign that your foundation needs repair.

Give us a call, 866-370-4816, to have one of our basement waterproofing and foundation repair experts inspect your basement floor crack and find the source of the problem.

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Why Do I Have Leaky Basement
Floor Cracks?

Your basement floor cracks are caused by house settling, which can create some serious structural problems. If you have a leaky "Basement humidity can create a variety of expensive problems that could also harm your health."basement floor crack it's important that you call an expert immediately! Your home's safety could be at risk.

Aside from damaging your home's basement foundation, the basement floor cracks also lets water into your basement. The water is pushed up through the basement floor cracks by hydrostatic pressure.


While the water seems like the problem, it's the water vapor that creates the biggest problems. As water evaporates it becomes water vapor, or basement humidity. Basement humidity can create a variety of expensive problems that could also harm your health.

Mold, mildew and dust mites:
Mold, mildew and dust mites all thrive in areas that have over 50% humidity. And all of these increase allergy and asthma problems. If you have a leaky basement floor crack then it's increasing the humidity in your home.

High electric bill:
It costs more to cool a humid space. If you have basement humidity, that humid air is moving up into your home and increasing your indoor humidity.

Uncomfortable and damp living space:
The increased indoor humidity will make carpets, furniture and beds damp. And who wants to sit on a damp couch?

Lowered home value:
A leaky basement floor crack will lower your home's value by 10-15%.

Can I Fix the Leaky Basement Floor Cracks?

Happiness is a Dry BasementFixing that leaky basement floor crack involves more than a concrete patch and a sealer. If you patch a basement floor crack that's a sign of house settling, then that crack will reappear.

If the DIY basement waterproofing solutions aren't installed properly you could end up having some other structural and water problems. Basement waterproofing is a messy and precise job that should be left to the professionals.

What Do I Do Now?

JES Experts in Foundation RepairBefore you try fixing the leaky basement floor crack, consult with an expert. One of our professional basement waterproofing and foundation specialists will inspect your basement foundation for structural and waterproofing problems.

After your free basement foundation inspection, the specialist will show you the problems and explain the cause. Then work with you to recommend the best solution for your home's wet basement.

Leaky Basement Floor Crack Solutions

If we find that you have a basement water problem we may recommend WaterGuard or one of our sump pumps: SmartSump, SuperSump, TripleSafe or UltraSump.

Remember, these products aren't always the solution to your leaky basement floor crack so it's important to speak with an expert to find the best solution for your home.

Our professional basement waterproofing consultants will work with you, every step of the way, to design the best basement waterproofing solution for your home's leaky basement floor crack.

The crew was very professional and did an excellent job with digging the inside perimeter of my home for the drainage and install. JES was the most reputable and offered a great lifetime warranty. I am very pleased with the outcome and now have a very dry basement.

~ Karen F.

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