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Why Your Home Should Not Have a Wet Basement for Long

1/3/2022 (Permalink)

A corner of a basement with a concrete floor and brick walls, water is staining a portion of the walls and floor When failed construction leads to a wet basement, call SERVPRO of Upper Darby to extract the water and moisture.

Repair Water-Damaged Areas in Your Basement Without Delay

Have if you noticed if your basement is wet? If so, you need to take action immediately whether or not you know where the source is coming from. Wet basements are a situation require immediate to prevent further serious and ongoing damage.

Usually, wet basements are a sign of foundation failure which is quite serious. Failure in your foundation to keep water and moisture out of the basement occurs over time, rarely does it happen all at once which can make it hard to catch. However, our SERVPRO of Upper Darby's team of restoration specialists with great experience and tools can detect these weak places before further degradation occurs.

Exactly what the scope of service will depend on just what procedures and products are needed to remedy the issue. It’s possible something as simple as trenching along the exterior perimeter to control French drains and tiles or applying a waterproofing formulation is what is needed. We also have hydrostatic concrete in our arsenal of excellent SERVPRO products.  Vapor barriers form an integral factor in the prevention of water seepage.
Unfortunately, a wet basement can also allow for mold growth to develop. With naturally occurring mold spores in the air, the combination of moisture and warm air are the only elements required for spores to seat themselves on surfaces and establish colonies. Removing dampness in the environment through SERVPRO of Upper Darby's dehumidification and drying processes can eliminate the factors that foster fungal growth. 
Rest assured that from the moment our restoration specialists step foot in your home, you’ll be taken care of. They will identify the source of moisture, determine the full scope of damage, and develop the best restoration plan for your needs.

Remember that while a wet basement doesn’t seem like a huge problem at a glance, it could become a devastating issue. Call SERVPRO of Upper Darby today at (610) 352-0700.

Why Choose SERVPRO of Upper Darby?

SERVPRO of Upper Darby is locally owned and operated, and serves Wayne, Radnor Township, Villanova, St. Davids, Ardmore Park, Haverford Township, Havertown, Upper Darby, Lansdowne, East Lansdowne, Drexel Hill, Clifton Heights, and the surrounding Delaware County communities.

Our certified cleaning and restoration specialist are faster to any size disaster. Providing emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week—including all holidays. You can expect an immediate response time, day or night.

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