Basement Waterproofing York, NE


The Simple Basement Waterproofing Guide For Midwest Homeowners​

Discover the most common ways water gets into your basement and what you can do to keep it dry.

Basement Waterproofing York, NE

Are you trying to find professional basement waterproofing in York, NE? If so, stick around because you’ve landed on the right page! At Epp Foundation Repair we’ve been offering basement waterproofing services in York, Nebraska, since 1994.

Our solutions for drying out your basement include first of all finding out how the water is getting in, stopping it from getting in, draining the water that’s already in the basement, and then selecting a waterproofing solution that will keep your basement dry and comfortable for many years to come. Contact us today for a free estimate.

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Common Wet Basement Causes in York

Many people – maybe even most – have this idea that a dry basement is an impossibility. Not true. We can transform a wet basement into a dry, comfortable space using professional waterproofing methods.

Some of the ways water can get into a basement include:

  • Walls cracks
  • Floor cracks
  • Cove joint leaks
  • Leaking windows
  • Improper window well drainage
  • Improperly working sump pump
  • Condensation
  • Runoff
  • High water tables
  • Floor drain clogs
  • Drain tile clogs
  • Bowing walls

If you’ve noticed any of these problems, or even something not listed here, contact us right away for a free inspection and estimate.

Basement Waterproofing Services in York

Our basement waterproofing services include first of all an inspection to find out how the water is getting in and how it can be stopped. If the water intrusion is related to a structural problem, we repair it. After that, we install a new drainage system that will ensure your basement stays dry.

Our basement waterproofing solutions in York, NE, Hall County Include:

Interior Basement Waterproofing and Drainage Systems

Sump Pump installation – A sump pump collects water and then pumps it out of your basement.

Drain tile – Drain tile consists of pipes buried under your foundation that collect water and channel it to the sump pit.

Vapor barriers – Vapor barriers are used to keep the dampness out. They’re usually plastic and they’re able to stop moisture from coming in through a foundation wall.

Egress windows – Egress windows work well to stop water from pooling near windows. They also provide a safe way to exit a basement in case there’s an emergency. Many of our customers install egress windows instead of waterproofing their existing windows.

Basement crack repair – Basement wall cracks can be repaired using an epoxy or a polyurethane substance. However, if the cracks were caused by major structural issues, epoxy crack injection will not work.

Exterior Basement Waterproofing and Drainage Systems

Yard drainage – A curtain drain’s job is to take water uphill from your home and channel it away from the foundation. This prevents the type of leaks that are caused by water pooling near the foundation.

Exterior waterproofing membrane – This is applied to the outside of the foundation wall and stops water from coming into contact with it.

Exterior foundation drain (or a perimeter drain) – This is a perforated PVC pipe that allows water to enter so that it can be channeled away from the house.

Window well drainage – If water builds up in your window well, it will find a way to get inside your basement. Therefore, good drainage in the window well is essential.

Downspout extensions – Sometimes, downspouts are too short and dump water near the foundation. Extensions channel it further away from your home.

Underground downspout and sump pump discharge extensions – These channel water away from your foundation and into something called a bubbler pot. After pressure builds in the pot, the lid opens, and the water is evenly distributed across your yard.

For more information, see our Basement Waterproofing page. Check out this detailed video on our waterproofing solutions and methods.

Free Basement Waterproofing Inspection and Estimate in York, NE

If your York, Nebraska home has a wet basement, contact us today and request a free inspection and estimate. At Epp Foundation Repair we also offer foundation repairconcrete levelingcrawl space encapsulation, and more.  

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