Basement Services for Wauconda, IL
The community of Wauconda might be a small one, but it is home to several important national landmarks, including the Wauconda Bog Natural Preserve and the National Natural Landmark. This also means there is a considerable amount of moisture and water in the area, which is not always great for your foundation. Now, as long as you remain proactive you shouldn’t have problems with your foundation or basement. You just need to give the team at Reliable Basement Service a call to ensure you’re up on all your maintenance.
Crawl Space Maintenance
Yes, you probably don’t think all that much of your crawl space. In reality, outside of grabbing holiday decorations you probably are never in the room. However, it is also an area that demonstrates a clear indicator as to the overall health of your foundation. So if there is a crack, water spots or it smells musty here, there’s a good chance there are other problems with the basement. Reliable Basement Service works with the crawl space.
As you already know, there is a good amount of water in Wauconda. The entire area originally was swamp land. Because of there, there can be more moisture in the land. Moisture and water is one of the major culprits to foundation problems though as it causes the soil to erode and shift. So, you want to avoid this kind of an issue by utilizing sump pumps. These pumps pull water out of the oil and push it to another area on the property. You might also want to consider backup batteries, just in case you ever lose power and still need the pumps to work.
Crack repairs in your foundation are some of the most common issues you might need to deal with. Beyond foundation crack repairs though it is possible you will need foundation underpinning and wall bracing, in the event of more serious shifts in your foundation.
Basement Waterproofing Services
If you are in need of basement waterproofing, an exterior waterproofing membrane can come in handy as it gives you an added layer of protection, Window well drains and exterior and interior French drains will improve your ability to control moisture. Plus, egress window installation improves your waterproofing features of the house.
No matter what kind of home you own or how long you’ve lived in the community, it is important to do what you can and safeguard your home from moisture and leaks into the foundation. At Reliable Basement Service, that’s exactly what you receive. So if you’re looking for an on-property inspection, would like a sump pump installed or need something a bit more extensive, now is the perfect time to give the experts a call today.