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Do you have a musty basement? That musty smell means that you have mold growing in your wet basement. And we all know that mold can lead to some serious health problems. But there's good news: you can get rid of the mold and that musty basement smell for good!

What Do I Need to Do First?

In order to fix your musty basement, you need to find the source of the water problem. Finding a leak in your wet basement is a messy, time consuming process that requires searching every square-inch of your basement looking for the source.

Or you can skip roaming around your musty basement looking for problems and call in one of our waterproofing experts for a free basement inspection. We'll do the dirty work and find the cause of your basement problems. And you'll also receive a free copy of our Homeowner's Guide to Basement Waterproofing.

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Why Do I Have a Musty Basement?

That Musty Basement Smell is Mold!That musty basement smell is mold. Mold loves high humidity, so if there's water entering your basement, then there's humidity.

Mold can grow on just about any surface as long as there's a lot of moisture. And while there is no way to permanently keep mold out of your home, removing the moisture and basement humidity will help prevent mold growth.

That musty basement smell is one sign of mold. But that's not the only sign, you " You’re smelling mold! Also look for mold spots, peeling paint, and an increase in allergy problems."should also look for mold spots (black, green, yellow or white patches of fuzz), peeling paint and wallpaper, crumbly wood or drywall, or increased headaches and allergy symptoms.

If you have a musty basement or have any of the other mold problems, then give us a call at 866-370-4816 for a free basement inspection. We'll find the source of your basement humidity and recommend the best solution to keep your basement dry and healthy.

Can I Fix my Musty Basement?

Venting your basement will only make the problem worse. "Venting your basement will only make the problem worse."By opening your basement windows you're letting more humidity in, which is the source of your musty basement smell.

And don't assume that bleaching down your basement will get rid of the musty smell. Mold removal is dangerous and messy! Don't put your health at risk trying to get the mold out of your musty basement.


What Do I Do Now?

JES Experts in Foundation RepairGive us a call at 866-370-4816 to have a basement waterproofing expert take a look at your musty basement.

 

Our professional basement waterproofing specialists will perform an in-depth investigation of your musty basement. When they find the source of the water, they'll work with you to create the best solution for your home. And if they find that your musty basement is something that you can fix without professional help, they'll tell you.

 


Musty Basement Solutions

If we find that you have a basement humidity problem we may recommend SaniDry XP.

Remember, these product aren't always the solution to your musty basement so it's important to make an appointment with a basement waterproofing expert to find the best solution for your home.

Our certified professional basement waterproofing consultants will work with you, every step of the way, to design the best basement waterproofing solution for your home.

Get Your Free Homeowner's Guide!

Homeowner's Guide to Basement WaterproofingMake an appointment with one of our basement waterproofing experts today and receive your Free Homeowner's Guide to Basement Waterproofing, written by Professional Engineers, a $19.95 value! You'll learn about wet basement problem signs and what they could mean for your home's health and safety.

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"The work is done neatly and my wife tells me that the basement already smells drier and less musty. I am happy and confident the investment in refinishing the basement spaces [after JES waterproofed] will create a more comfortable and healthier space."

~ Robert H., Alexandria, VA
 
"The foreman was fantastic at explaining every step to me and really putting me at ease. When he had finished, I felt confident about his work and your company. I felt like he cared and had my best interest in mind."

~ Lance D., Walkersville, MD
 
"The crew that did the drainage system and sump-pump was very courteous. The crew that put in the Zen wall went above and beyond to make it look really good."

~ Tom Z., Richmond, VA