The second most populous city in Illinois, Aurora was once a mid-sized manufacturing city that has grown and flourished in the last 50 years. With a population of nearly 200,000, the city’s nickname is “City of Lights” and is home to architectural landmarks by prominent architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Bruce Goff.
With an abundance of landmark homes, you can be sure that these are protected well from some of the more devastating home killers such as basement leaks. Good for those homes, but how is your home faring when it comes to basement leaks?
Basement leaks can ruin a good home, causing electrical damage, rot in wooden posts, and weakening of foundations. It can also cause health risks brought about by mold and mildew if left untreated. To keep you and your home safe from wet basements, they say the best cure is prevention.
So how do you prevent basement leaks?
Basement leaks can be caused by a number of factors, including cracks in walls and floors, damaged pipes, broken gutters, a wrongly-sloped lawn, lack of drains, and many other causes. To help you assess your home’s vulnerability to basement leaks, it’s best to call a Perma-Seal professional.
A Perma-Seal professional can take a look at your home and suggest all possible repairs and additions to keep your basement dry. Repairing of gutters and cracks, installing sump pumps, drains, and drains, and basically everything that is needed by your home.
Why ensure that your basement stays dry? To keep your home structurally intact and your family safe. You can also convert a dry basement into extra living space if you need more room.
So if you’re worried about your basement getting leaks and becoming wet, call a Perma-Seal professional today and make sure that your basement stays dry, your home stays safe, and you family stays healthy.