The problem with carpet in a basement is that it is ruined when the floor gets wet. Who wants to go through the hassle of having to rip up the carpet and then re-install new carpet? Luckily, these Harbeson homeowners saw the benefit in getting a waterproofing system to keep the basement dry for good.
When someone puts the effort in to finish a basement and make it look this good, it is heart breaking to have things ruined by water. Finished basements are the easiest and least expensive way to expand your living space. This is why DryZone wants everyone on Delmarva to know that there is a great way to be sure these spaces stay dry.
This homeowner mentioned that he really appreciated that our crew didn't just come in and break the old window out. They took care to make the entire experience as pleasant as possible.
The old skylight was attached to the deck, so these guys decided to go the extra mile and make a nice and clean cut to ensure the deck could be repaired after they were finished.
Cutting the floor away to install WaterGuard basement drainage pipes is hard work, and these guys love the challenge. Smaller tools are used to get into tight areas and keep the mess down as much as possible.
Clean cuts and tight angles make an easier path for water. It doesn't have to flow uphill or over bumps.
Most times the drywall is only ruined a few feet from the floor. In these cases there is no need to remove the entire wall, simply remove the damaged sections and leave the rest up.
DryZone crew members are used to getting the job done in tight spaces. Just because something is hard to get to doesn't mean that it is out of reach. You might be surprised at some of the ways these guys can fix things.
To avoid a mess if the power goes out, just add a battery back up to your sump pump. It will get you through the rough times and then charge itself when the power comes back on.
Leaky basements can be just as harmful as a full on flooded basement. This home in Harbeson, just west of Georgetown, DE had a beautiful finished basement. The sky light that was designed to let in light, was also letting in water. The smells started to build up and eventually the homeowners decided to call DryZone for options. After talking to the inspector and reviewing products and procedures, they decided that they would like to just get the basement waterproofed and avoid having to go through all this headaches again in the future.