Want to remodel your CT wet basement. If your CT basement is currently a wet basement there are many steps you can take to remodel the wet basement of your Conneticut home. Improving your current basement not only improves livable space, it can increase property value and protect the rest of your house from water damage and mold that is so prevelatnt hosues with wet basements. Check out or shot guide below to get the information you need before moving forward with your wet basement renovation or remodeling job. If you have any questions do hesitate to call our basement remodeling experts located right outside New Haven CT.
As any owner of a CT home with a wet basement will tell you a wet basements can be a real hassle. Any heavey rain can mean flooding causing mold and water damage. An untreated wet basement can even jeopardize the integrity of your house, effecting the very structure of your home!
Don't worry though, any wet basement can be remodeled, repaired and water proofed to protect your house and at the very least give you a storage area safe from flooding and water damage.
- Foundation Repair and Concrete Repair: Since your basement is under ground or partially underground, water can seep in through cracks in your foundation and concrete. Using the correct molding (like hollow kick molding for instance) and ensuring that all cracks are repaired and water proofed will eliminate leakage that leads to mold and water damage.
- Water Drainage: Even if you aren't planning on turning your wet basement into a dry basement it is important to remove still water and dampness. A cost effective option for protecting your home is to drain the water from basement.
-Avoid Water Run-In: You can avoid water run-in a number of ways including, slopping the soil surrounding your house, using gutters, downspouts and surface elevation control. Remember it's important to maintain your basement as soil will deteriorate over time.
If you have a wet basement Contact Santoro Home Improvements for a quote on drainage, protection and remodeling your wet basement.