Exterior Drainage Solutions Help to Make Dry South Dakota Basements

Exterior Drainage Solutions Help to Make Dry South Dakota Basements

What Components Make Up Exterior Drainage? The exterior drainage system is the home’s first line of defense against a wet basement. This system works together with the sump pump and the interior drainage system to keep water away from the home. If your exterior drainage system is in need of repairs or upgrades, contact the basement waterproofing professionals at Rapid Foundation Repair immediately. There are many different components to the exterior drainage system. The first of these components is a waterproofing membrane, which is a durable combination of asphalt and rubber that is applied to the inside of the foundation … Read More

With Spring Around the Corner, Think Nebraska Basement Waterproofing

With Spring Around the Corner, Think Nebraska Basement Waterproofing

Snow and Ice Melt can mean Wet Basements in Nebraska Winters in Nebraska can be unpredictable, with temperatures that rise and fall so quickly, you barely have time to prepare your home for the coming snow. However, snow and ice can cause numerous problems for your home once spring rolls around and they begin to melt. As the snow and ground begin to thaw, your home’s foundation will be bombarded with moisture from all sides. This excess water can cause immense problems with your home’s foundation.The melting snow will pool around your home’s foundation and slip in through cracks. This … Read More

Interior vs Exterior Waterproofing: What’s the Difference? Which is Better?

Interior vs Exterior Waterproofing: What’s the Difference? Which is Better?

Interior vs. Exterior Waterproofing Many homeowners are familiar with the hassle and expenses of a wet basement. If moisture becomes a problem in your basement, it can lead to water stains, flooding, water pooling, mold growth, rotting or rusting, and more. Not only are these issues expensive to fix, but they are also hazardous to the health and safety of you and your family. Interior Waterproofing When it comes to basement waterproofing,¬†however, many people are intimidated by the wide variety of options. Most waterproofing contractors offer services in both interior and exterior waterproofing, but homeowners do not always know which … Read More