Repairing Leaky Floor Cracks in Alabama

Cracks in concrete floorOne of the more perplexing issues that homeowners face with their wet basement is the challenge of stopping water from rising up through their basement floor.

Fortunately, basement floor cracks can be easily and effectively repaired as part of a proper perimeter drainage system.

If you’d like a free quote for repairing basement floor cracks, contact us by phone or e-mail today! We serve in Huntsville, Madison, Birmingham and throughout Alabama and even into Columbus Georgia, as well as Tennessee in Chattanooga, Nashville, and nearby.

Floods from the floor. Floor cracks expose basements to water underneath the slab.

Are Lateral Drains Always Needed?

In most cases, a lateral drain will not be recommended for waterproofing your basement cracks in the floor. Most water that collects under the floor will be taken care of by the sump pump or perimeter drainage system before the water can push up through the floor cracks.

In the case of serious flooding through cracks, however, creating a lateral line to your drainage system is an easy, cost-effective way to help keep your basement dry.

We waterproof basements in Alabama, including Birmingham, Huntsville, Madison, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Madison, Decatur, Columbus, Auburn and many areas nearby.

In also offer Tennessee waterproofing in Nashville, Murfreesboro, Lebanon, Watertown, Clarksville, Brentwood, Franklin, and even Chattanooga and surrounding areas.

Our Georgia waterproofers serve areas like Summerville, Trenton, and Columbus.

To learn more about what we can do to waterproof your basement, call or e-mail us today for a no obligation, free basement waterproofing quote!

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Water can also rise directly through the porous concrete of your floor slab.

Carpet or wood installed on the concrete will trap this moisture underneath, resulting in mold and rot. You should always seal your basement floor before installing carpet or organic materials.