The weather this Spring has been wet and if your basement is anything like my basement, it probably has more water in it than it should. Currently, my block foundation walls are leaking, the joint between my foundation wall and slab is seeping with water and the basement just smells musty. I’m concerned about mold growth and the fact that I don’t trust that my basement as storage space.
Now that I have decided that I need a dry basement, I’ve been studying up on what a basement waterproofing system consists of and how it should work best.
My first research focused on what happens when they get the water to leave my basement—this is called the discharge line or discharge system. Here’s what I learned:
A good discharge system is the most important component of a basement waterproofing system. Here are the four most important parts that make this a winning discharge system:
If your basement waterproofing solution does not include the discharge system as outlined above, it’s a good idea to contact Healthy Spaces today for a free estimate!