Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Basement Leak Repair

Experts such as New York Vulcan Waterproofing confirms a basement leaks due to heavy underground pressure brought by very long hours of downpours and melting snow. Sometimes, water problems already existed during the construction of your basement.

basement leaks
Hydrostatic pressure is a basic cause of basement leaks. Increased water table provides hydrostatic pressure against the foundation, which results in leaks.

A basement also leaks because of cracks, spaces and rots in basement window wells. Heavy rains and melting snow produce pressure and load the window well. Leaks begin to appear as a window well becomes defenseless to much pressure, especially when it's improperly installed.

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