Basement Waterproofing - A Preventative Step in Protecting Your Home

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Basement waterproofing is a safe and reliable way to combat basement water seepage, sump pump malfunctions, and sewer/septic system failures.  Basement waterproofing is needed anytime a structure is built at ground level or below ground level.  Considerations should be made in cases where ground water is likely to build up in the soil and can raise the water table.  This higher water table causes hydrostatic pressure to be exerted underneath basement floors and against basement walls.   


Hydrostatic pressure forces water through cracks in the foundation walls, through openings caused by expansion and contraction of the footing-foundation wall joint and up through floor cracks.  This pressure can cause major structural damage to foundation walls and is likely to contribute to mold, decay and other moisture-related problems. 



Green Clean’s water damage restoration service follows a step-by-step process that will not only disinfect and sanitize the area after a complete structural drying, but it also detects water beneath floor coverings, within walls, wood framing, insulation and sheetrock.  Green Clean also specializes in mold remediation.