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Don't Store Future Water Issues in Your Nashau Basement

10/18/2018 (Permalink)

Flooded basements are common occurrences, but SERVPRO can help you eliminate problem areas in advance so your basement will stay dry.

Leaking Basement Could Turn to Flood Damages at Your Nashua Home

If you battle a wet basement in your Nashua home, you are not alone. Many homeowners struggle with underground moisture or aging foundations that allow water to penetrate at vulnerable points. While this can prove to be an issue all on its own to face, the erosion and degradation of the foundation is cause for even greater concern. Flooding can occur from a single compromised point in your foundation with the right conditions, so it is essential to prepare and work to prevent this possibility.

While you might not have experienced flood damages in your Nashua home before, a wet basement could be the precursor to these effects. The trouble with this erosion and wear on the blockwork used to construct your foundation is that many homeowners do not know what they are looking for when it comes to identifying the problem areas. Our SERVPRO technicians can help you to clean up the mess and remove the water once flood damages have occurred, but we can also help to determine weak points and help to repair these compromised areas.

Extraction is always one of the first concerns of our SERVPRO team when we arrive at a flooded residence. Removing the excess water can help us to get to the critical drying stage, but also can help us to identify the points where water could penetrate through the defenses of your basement level. Once we have determined the vulnerable cracks, splits, or missing joints, we can repair these points with the use of hydraulic cement. This compound is designed to withstand immense water pressure.  It can also be applied and set even when the affected area is still wet.

Flood damages may not be something that you can avoid entirely should the effects become widespread throughout the area, but you can prevent the slow degradation to your construction materials that allow for these damages to occur. Give our SERVPRO of Nashua rapid response team a call at the first sign of flood damage, or for information about assessments of the structural integrity of your basement and waterproofing solutions. We are available 24/7 at (603) 889-2311.

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