Wet Basement Problems start at the entry in Owensboro, KY
Here's the exterior entrance to this Owensboro, KY home. You can see that it's constructed of 2x4s and plexi glass. The homeowners have noted that it leaks. Daniel Crews, from Healthy Spaces, came out to design a custom waterproofing solution for these homeowners.
Bushes and Trees planted too close to foundation
Another thing that is contributing to the wet basement problem in this Owensboro, KY home is that there are bushes planted next to the foundation wall all the way around the home. Check out the next photo to see why this is a problem! Daniel noted this problem for the homeowners to determine how they wanted to reconfigure the yard.
Watering the plants is wetting the Owensboro, KY basement
Here's the interior of the basement where water is leaking in from the sprinkler system when it waters the bushes. Watering the plants is causing a huge amount of water to enter the basement. When Daniel showed the homeowners what was happening inside the basement from the sprinklers, they were shocked!
Outdated Sump pump is known to fail in this Owensboro, KY basement
This sump pump is the reason that the homeowners initially called. The pump had failed on numerous occasions and it was very frustrating for the homeowners to walk into a wet basement. Daniel recommended a SuperSump sump pump. It's a rugged, powerful pump from Zoeller with an antimicrobial plastic basket, rigid cover with drain, battery back up, and WaterWatch alarm to notify the homeowners if the sump pump isn't working or is overwhelmed.
Wall Leakage in Owensboro, KY basement
Here's fresh water leaking in from the front lawn sprinklers near the sump pump. No wonder the sump pump died--it was worked to death!