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Basement Waterproofing in Southeast Michigan

Water damage can have a major impact on your home or business. It only takes a little bit of water to cause major water damage. That damage can lead to a whole host of structural issues for your building. Not to mention the health hazards that mold and mildew pose. When you need basement waterproofing solutions in Southeast Michigan, you need the team at Foundation Restoration.

Our basement waterproofing services will help keep your building dry and protected from the harmful effects of water damage. It only takes a small crack for you to have a major problem on your hands! Call Foundation Restoration today to schedule an appointment. Call now and we’ll give you a free estimate on your basement waterproofing services.

Why fix Basement Waterproofing Issues in Southeast Michigan?

There are many factors that play a role in the lifespan of your Southeast Michigan home’s basement waterproofing system; soil conditions, climate, landscaping, and grading are just few. In Southeast Michigan, the life expectancy of the original basement waterproofing system tends to last between 25-50 years in most cases.

The soil closest to the home was dugout to construct the basement or crawlspace. This area is called the backfill zone. The backfill accepts water much quicker than the virgin soil away from the house. This creates what experts call the clay bowl effect. As water soaks through the backfill, the water will seep through the soil and over time drag sediment down into the drain tile eventually clogging and making the drainage inoperable.

Your foundation is the base of your home and the most important part of its construction. The word FOUNDATION says it all! Protecting your foundation from water damage and hydrostatic pressure should be a priority. A wet basement affects your health, resale value, usable space, and can ultimately affect the structural integrity of your home. Foundation Restoration offers four different drainage solutions depending on your home’s foundation. Many of our basement waterproofing solutions come with a transferable lifetime warranty.

A diagram of poor basement waterproofing in Southeast Michigan

Quality Basement Waterproofing Throughout SE Michigan

No matter where you are in Southeast Michigan — or even portions of Northwest Ohio — chances are when you have a basement waterproofing emergency, you can count on the team at Foundation Restoration. Our crew is available in Detroit, Dearborn, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Belleville, Livonia, and many more cities and metropolitan areas. Check out our service area page to find out if we serve a city near you, then give us a call to schedule your appointment and get a free quote on your basement waterproofing needs.

Sump Pump Systems for Basement Waterproofing in Southeast Michigan

When you need a powerful sump pump system for your basement waterproofing needs in Southeast Michigan, turn to the team at Foundation Restoration. We offer the Superior Pump and Superior Pump+ to handle even the highest demand. Each model comes with a stainless steel 3/4 horsepower primary pump and a sealed, clear lid and backcheck valve to provide easy visual inspection. You’ll be able to know something’s wrong immediately, and Foundation Restoration will be right there with the fix! When you choose the Superior Pump+, you get a system that comes with a DC backup pump, a battery backup system, and a battery backup system for your home’s Wi-Fi. The Superior Pump+ takes security a step further by offering 24/7 monitoring in the palm of your hand! This model truly is the most innovative sump pump technology on the market!


Foundation Wall Failure

Did you know that just one gallon of water weighs 8.34 pounds? When the backfill around your foundation becomes saturated it creates excessive lateral loads on your basement walls, causing your basement walls to bow. Wall deflection is a costly problem. Failed waterproofing systems are the leading cause of compromised foundations. Foundation Restoration has the answer with our Superior Drain System, along with several other waterproofing solutions to help fight hydrostatic pressure and the damage it causes. Call us today for more information and to schedule a free inspection!


Signs You Need Basement Waterproofing in Southeast Michigan

There are many different symptoms of a failing drainage system here are a few examples.

Basement Leak Repair

Foundations come in several different types, and each presents their own unique challenges for keeping them dry. When there's a leak in your basement, count on Foundation Restoration to have a solution specifically designed for your home!

Crack Repairs & Rod holes

Cracks in your walls or foundation can lead to serious issues and need to be resolved as soon as possible. That's why Foundation Restoration offers same-day repair services. We keep your home protected so you can rest easy! Call today to get a free quote.

Flooded Basements

Basement flooding can be a nightmare, but that nightmare can be over quickly when you trust the professionals at Foundation Restoration. Whether the issue is sump pump failure or a backed-up storm drain, our team has the right fix for your home.

Sump Pump Failure

Even the best basement waterproofing measures are only as effective as the sump pump systems they drain into. When you need a sump pump you can count on in even the harshest conditions, count on the team at Foundation Restoration. Call today!

Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew thrive in humid conditions. Not only are they unsightly pests, they can cause serious health issues for you and your family. Get help controlling the humidity levels in your basement with the professionals at Foundation Restoration.

Structural Damage

Did you know that water is the leading cause of structural damage in homes? When a drainage system fails, the excess water creates what is called 'hydrostatic pressure', which pushes on the walls of your foundation and causes them to crack.

Bubbling Paint & Efflorescence

When moisture seeps through the blocks or concrete walls of your foundation, it can cause the paint to bubble and a phenomenon called "efflorescence". This is a sure sign that your waterproofing has failed and you need expert assistance immediately.

Water Damage

Water damage can have devastating effects on your home, and is costly to repair. But it's easily avoidable when you trust the basement waterproofing experts at Foundation Restoration. Call us today to get a free quote on all your waterproofing needs.

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“My wife and I knew we had issues in our crawlspace because we had uneven floors for quite some time. I had several companies take a look but once Tony from Foundation Restoration came out, we were comfortable with his professionalism and the project went smoother than we could have hoped for.”

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