Basement Waterproofing: Go Pro or DIY?


a flooded basement floor in a University Place home

Aqueous Basement Systems, a Seatlle basement waterproofing expert,  explains the challenges involved in waterproofing a basement and why DIY solutions are not the best option. 

Choosing Between DIY And A Professional Waterproofer

Few forces can damage a home in quite the way that water (and its partner mold) can. The continuous, periodic, soakings that comes with a wet basement has the potential to ruin virtually everything stored there, including:

  • Appliances (Furnaces, Washers, Dryers, Etc)
  • Furniture
  • Stored Items (Photos, Books, Clothing, Etc)
  • Finishing Materials (Carpet, Wallboard, Studs, Etc)

…and much, much more. On the other hand, if you waterproof that flooded space, you gain an entire floor of your home back. You can finish that into more living space, or you can begin to use it again to store valuables.”

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