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Basement Leak Repair Vancouver

Basement Leak Repair

Sometimes the need for a basement leak repair sneaks up on you when you least expect it. This is usually after a heavy rain or a period of extended rain. The soil around your house has become saturated and the hydrostatic pressure is forcing water through a basement crack causing that need for a Basement Leak Repair.

If your foundation has cracks it is possible the hydrostatic pressure is pushing the water into your now leaky basement and this could cause that moldy, damp smell. If you think this is the nature of the problem it is best to contact Phil Russell and have him find the true source of the leak problem.

Phil’s first step before any leak repairs are started is to determine the source of the basement leak. Only after the problem has been identified can a leaky Basement repair option be discussed. In some cases the solution may be a Basement Leak fixed by injection or an interior weeping tile system, other possible solutions are listed below.

If it turns out a crack injection is the solution more often than not it can be done from the inside. This will save the landscaping and keep your costs down. It is so important to have a trained eye find the source and discuss your options. So often the solution is different than you thought and is not as expensive as you have been imagining.

In the meantime there are some simple things you can do to take water away from your leaky basement walls.

Hydrostatic Pressure Could cause a Leaky Basement Repair

Hydrostatic Pressure Could cause a Leaky Basement Repair

Simple Things You Can Do

1. Checking for disconnected down spouts
2. Making sure your gutters are clean
3. Landscaping should slope away from your house
4. When you water make sure sprinklers turn away from the house.
5. Flush your tile system

 Basement Leak Repair Options

1. Install new drain tile (have it checked with a camera first)
2. Install a floor drain
3. Install a Sump Pump
4. Install a French Drain
5. Water Proofing (may be part of the solution)
6. Foundation cracks repaired

Usually a home is the largest investment of your lifetime and keeping it in good repair only makes good sense. Repairing basement leaks quickly is a very prudent thing to do. If you ignore a basement leak too long the cost and problem only gets bigger and more costly and really takes away from the enjoyment of your home.

Locations Served for Basement Leak Repair

Phil Russell of Crackmaster Concrete services the entire Greater Vancouver Area. Phil can be reached at 604-614-2615.

We Offer: Basement Leak Repair in Vancouver, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge, North Vancouver, Burnaby, & The Greater Vancouver area.

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