If you’re searching for professional basement waterproofing in Kearney, NE you’ve landed on the right page! We’re Epp Foundation Repair and since 1994 we’ve been offering homeowners in Kearney basement waterproofing services.
Our first step is always finding out how the water is getting into your basement. If it’s getting in because your foundation is damaged, we fix the damage. Then, we install a new drainage system that will keep your basement dry and comfortable for years to come. Contact us today for a free estimate.
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Common Wet Basement Causes in Kearney
A dry, comfortable basement that you’d be happy to spend time in is most definitely not an impossibility. Just about any wet basement can be transformed into a dry, healthy living space via professional waterproofing.
Some of the ways water can get into a basement include via:
- Wall cracks
- Floor cracks
- Cove joint leaks
- Leaking windows
- Improper window well drainage
- Improperly working sump pump
- High water tables
- Floor drain clogs
- Drain tile clogs
- Bowing walls
If you’ve noticed any of these problems, or even something we haven’t mentioned here, contact us today for a free inspection and estimate.
Basement Waterproofing Services in Kearney
Our basement waterproofing services include, first of all, an inspection to determine how water is getting into your basement, and the best way to stop it. If the water is coming in because there’s a structural problem, we repair it. Finally, we install a new drainage system that will ensure your basement stays dry and comfortable for many years to come.
Our basement waterproofing solutions in Kearney, NE (Buffalo County) include:
Interior Basement Waterproofing and Drainage Systems
Sump Pump installation – A sump pump works by pumping collected water out of your basement and away from your home.
Drain tile – These are pipes that have been buried under your foundation. Their job is to collect water and channel it to the sump pit.
Vapor barriers – Vapor barriers are usually made of plastic and their job is to keep your basement dry by preventing moisture from coming in through a foundation wall.
Egress windows – Egress windows are very effective at stopping water from pooling near basement windows. They also provide a safe exit in case of an emergency. Many of our customers at Epp Foundation Repair choose to install egress windows instead of waterproofing their existing windows.
Basement crack repair – Basement wall cracks not caused by a major structural problem can be repaired using either an epoxy or a polyurethane substance.
Exterior Basement Waterproofing and Drainage Systems
Yard drainage – Water that’s allowed to pool next to your foundation will eventually make its way into your basement. Curtain drains prevent this from happening by intercepting water and channeling it away from the foundation.
Exterior waterproofing membrane – A waterproof membrane applied to the outside of a foundation wall will stop moisture from coming into contact with it.
Exterior foundation drain (or a perimeter drain) – Water enters this perforated PVC pipe and then gets channeled away from the foundation.
Window well drainage – You don’t want water pooling near a basement window well. Therefore, good drainage is essential.
Downspout extensions – Downspouts that are too short will dump water into the soil next to the foundation. Adding extensions ensures that the water is channeled away from your home.
Underground downspout and sump pump discharge extensions – These work to carry water away from your foundation and into something called a bubbler pot. After pressure builds in the bubbler pot, the lid opens, and the water is distributed across your yard.
For more information, see our Basement Waterproofing page. Check out this detailed video on our waterproofing solutions and methods.