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Basement Waterproofing Articles

Basement Waterproofing Articles

Do you want to learn more about the source of your basement moisture problems? Or find out more about sump pump solutions? Our basement waterproofing articles are your resource for more information on basement waterproofing.

Still have questions? Give us a call at 866-370-4816. Our team of experts are always happy to answer your questions and provide a free inspection of your home’s basement. Every one of our basement waterproofing and repair experts are extensively trained by our Professional Engineers before they can provide you with a basement inspection.

Basement Remodel: What You Should Know Beforehand

Basement Remodel: What You Should Know Beforehand A basement remodel not only enhances your living space, but can add value to your home. In general, you can increase the usable space by adding a play room, extra bedroom or a space for a home office. In fact, this...

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Basement Waterproofing Systems: Why They Matter

Basement Waterproofing Systems: Why They Matter Basement waterproofing systems are necessary to keep your foundation and basement dry, intact and safe. In fact, the need for basement waterproofing systems is greater than it has been before. Just to put things in...

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Five Ways Water Enters Your Basement

~By Jesse Waltz, Professional Engineer

When water enters your basement after heavy rains, snow melt or flooding, it can make for an extremely frustrating experience. Worst of all, your wet basement or crawl space may lead to structural damage or loss of foundation stability, if not properly addressed as soon as circumstances permit. Read more…


Spring Rains and Basement Flooding

April showers bring May flowers… But they can also wreak havoc on your basement. All of that additional rain can flood your basement if you’re not prepared. A flooded basement is a pain to clean up, destroys your belongings, creates the perfect environment for mold and can cause structural damage. Read more…


How Much Does Basement Waterproofing Cost?

 The cost to waterproof your basement depends on the level of waterproofing you need. If you just have some dampness but no puddles then a reliable basement dehumidifier may be all you need. Read more…


How To Clean A Flooded Basement

Cleaning up a flooded basement is stressful! Before you dive into the clean-up, make sure that you’re taking appropriate safety precautions. The first think you’ll want to do is inspect the outside of your home. Look for foundation cracks, loose or broken gas lines or electrical wires. Read more…


Why Should I Waterproof My Basement?

Your basement is more than just a space for you to store stuff, it’s also your foundation. Often basement waterproofing problems go hand in hand with foundation problems. By waterproofing your basement, you can often avoid costly structural problems. Read more…


Why A Basement Dehumidifier Matters

Do you dread going into your basement because it’s damp? Have you noticed mold on the walls or corners? Is there condensation on the wall or pipes? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you have a basement moisture problem. Read more…


How To Repair Basement Leaks

You have several options when it comes to waterproofing your basement. While there are several schools of thought when it comes to waterproofing, you should always do your research before committing to a solution that will last for the long term. Read more…


Flooding is Most Costly Natural Disaster in Virginia

~Richmond, Va. (September 1, 2010)

As Hurricane Earl barrels up the East Coast this week, Virginians can be taking some precautionary measures to prevent costly damage to their homes due to potential coastal flooding. In fact, according to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in Virginia. Read more…


Drain Tile and French Drains Explained

Drain tile, French Drain, Rubble Drain, Rock Drain, Footing Drains and Perimeter Drain are all names for the drainage system that surrounds your home’s foundation. Read more…

Are You Looking For Basement Waterproofing Contractors In Virginia, DC, Maryland, or Northeastern North Carolina?

At JES Foundation Repair our team of in-house basement waterproofing experts have warranted solutions for basements and foundations of all types.

If you would like a free quote, we’re ready to help you! Call or e-mail us today to schedule an on-site consultation and written quote!

We’re proud to serve all of Hampton Roads, from Virginia Beach throughout Williamsburg and surrounding areas; Northern Virginia, DC, and Southern Maryland. View a complete list of our service area here.

The Experts at JES can Help!

If you’re not sure of the source of your basement problem, give us a call at 866-370-4816, and schedule a free inspection. We’ll find out the cause of the problem and help you find the perfect solution.

“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

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Basement Waterproofing Articles

Our Homeowner’s Guide to Basement Waterproofing is your resource for learning about why you have basement water problems, and what to look for to see if you have a problem.

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