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Rusted Water Heater & Iron Bacteria

Basement Waterproofing

Rusted Water Heater

If your water heater or furnace in your basement is showing signs of rust, you have a more than rusty appliances. A rusty water heater, or corroded duct work is a sign of high basement humidity. And basement humidity creates the perfect environment for mold and damages the floor’s support beams.

Basement Repair Solutions in Virginia, Maryland, DC

Identifying & Repairing Basement Issues Related To Dampness, Cracks, and Leaking

What Do I Need to Do First?

Your rusted water heater could be a sign that you have basement humidity. And you’ll need to find the source of your basement humidity before you can fix the problem.

It could be the result of poor yard grading, a cracked basement wall, or even a leaky basement window. And finding the source of your basement humidity can be a time consuming and dirty process, especially if you’re not sure what to look for.

We can help! Give us a call, 866-370-4816, to have one of our basement waterproofing experts come to your home and find the source of your basement humidity, and work with you to design the best solution for your home. As our thanks for putting your trust in JES, you’ll also receive a free Homeowner’sGuide to Basement Waterproofing e-book.


Why Do I Have a Rusted Water Heater?

A rusted water heater, or rusted furnace, is a sign that you have high basement humidity. Take a walk around your home and look for these other signs of high basement humidity. If you also notice any of these other signs in your home, then you have a humidity problem.

A rusted water heater is only one of the signs that you have a basement humidity problem. And if this problem isn’t fixed, you’ll end up with a lot of expensive damage to your home, in addition to having to replace your rusted water heater.

How Can I Fix My Rusted Water Heater?

How Can I Fix My Rusted Water Heater?

Sanding your rusted water heater, or spraying it with a coating, is a short term cosmetic fix.

You’ll end up having to remove the rust often, wasting time and money, when the real problem is basement humidity.

Once your basement is dry, you won’t have to worry about a rusted water heater or any of the other problems caused by basement humidity.

Basement Humidity Solutions

Basement Humidity Solutions

If we find that your rusted water heater is caused by basement humidity we may recommend the JES Dehumidifier basement dehumidifier as a part of the solution.

Free Homeowner’s Guide to Basement Waterproofing

Tired of your basement leaking every time it rains? Or wondering if those cracks are a sign that you have a bigger problem?

Our Homeowner’s Guide To Basement Waterproofing is your resource for learning about why you have a wet basement, what causes soil settling and what to look for to see if you have a problem. Request your free basement inspection and receive your own copy of the e-book, as our thanks for putting your trust in JES.


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