Basement RepairProfessional Basement Repair Specialist in Sydney

Basement leaks are one of the most frustrating problems that homeowners face. It can do a lot of damage to your foundations.

Basement flooding is a common occurrence. If you live in a humid or arid climate, or somewhere in between, chances are you’ve had basement water issues at some point. A flooded basement is a major cause of concern, and it can lead to a slew of other issues. So, get your basement repaired by a specialist in Sydney as soon as you can!

At Best Underpinning, we use cutting-edge waterproofing materials and techniques to keep water out of your house or the leaking basement. If the basement is below ground, we will need to use more materials and equipment, such as sealant and sump pumps.

Basement waterproofing for basement repairing needs

  • According to Building Code of Australia (BCA), basement waterproofing is essential before the construction of any properties.
  • Excess moisture in the soil can create hydrostatic pressure, which can in-turn force water to seep through cracks or imperfections. It is quite commonly seen in the coastal areas of Australia, particularly after heavy rain.
  • Prolonged water intrusion can call for basement repair needs as well as other moisture-related problems.

What are the warning signs that you need basement repairing?  

A small amount of water slowly seeping through a basement wall and floor is not plainly evident and can take years to get noticed. Best Underpinning has compiled a list of critical warning signs that can assist you in identifying secret leaks earlier on:

  • Slowly widening gaps in concrete walls or floors
  • Bowing and buckling basement walls
  • Paint bubbling and peeling
  • Powdery deposits on basement walls
  • Slowly widening gaps in concrete walls or floors

Common causes of basement repairing

The most popular material for the basement walls and floor is concrete. However, over time, the concrete is more likely to break, if excess water across the basement is not removed. Water can easily enter through the cracks and openings and cause further damage to your property. Forcing you with expensive basement repair needs.

  • If gutters aren’t cleaned on a regular basis and become clogged, rainwater can be collected by the soil around the base, resulting in hydrostatic pressure.
  • If tile drainage around a house is blocked, excess water will be absorbed by surrounding soil, putting more pressure on the walls and floor of the basement.
  • When the ground outside the basement is saturated, it puts a lot of pressure on the basement’s internal walls and floors, forcing water to seep in.

How Best Underpinning can help you fix & waterproof your leaky basement?

The procedures begin with identifying the source of seepage and diagnosing the water issue. After that, we start cleaning the basement walls and floor, removing excess moisture, sealing cracks, and adding waterproofing coatings. If required, we will also install gutters and extend downspouts.

If you are facing basement leaking issues and is looking for a basement repair specialist in Sydney, call us now!