Last Updated on August 29, 2022 by
A flooded basement is the last thing any of us wants. In little time at all, water may ruin your flooring, drywall, insulation, furniture, and electronics. When mold grows in damp places, such cracks in the foundation, it can be difficult to fix the problem. Prolonged contact aggravates respiratory conditions. Substantial costs can be incurred to repair a basement after it has been flooded or otherwise damaged by water.
Waterproofing services from professionals can avoid these issues. If our basement ever floods again, or if we just want to be safe, we know who to call: Kitchener Waterproofing. Sealing the basement with tried and true waterproofing methods is one way to keep water out. Because of this, your basement will be dry all year long. Our recently completed basement will no longer be jeopardized by rain, snow, or damp walls. We may rest well knowing that our space is protected, as depicted in Figure 1.
Basement waterproofing Kitchener
Waterproofing the exterior of a home’s foundation in Kitchener is a common practice to prevent flooding in the basement. The walls are dug, washed, and scrubbed in preparation for a fresh layer of waterproofing. Priming the base is done before Bakor WP200 is applied. Bakor WP 2000 goes on top of the membrane. The basement waterproofing Kitchener products from Bakor are guaranteed for life.
Kitchener homes may be able to use cutting-edge water management technology without requiring excavation thanks to the closed internal waterproofing system. Moisture can still get into basements if the seal isn’t tight enough. The sealed system eliminates the possibility of mold and other problems in it by blocking groundwater seepage. The system collects water from the perimeter and the middle of the basement and channels it away. Eliminating insects and rodents is the whole seal’s job. Due to how simple it is to keep up with, the system will last for a long time. Humidity levels in basements shouldn’t go above 45%. With the heat on, this would work throughout the winter, but in the summer it would be too uncomfortable. Controlling humidity is essential in the battle against mold and mildew.