In any building, the basement is the area where water damage is most likely to occur. Because the basement sits below grade, it is especially vulnerable to leaks or flooding. Whether it is groundwater, rain runoff, or a hurricane, the basement is the area homeowners tend to be most concerned about. Basement waterproofing can provide greater peace of mind for property owners. There are several ways to ensure your basement is protected from leaks, flooding, and moisture. Our foundation experts at Shreveport Foundation Repair can discuss the best ways to avoid damage to your basement, as well as the foundation of your house/home and provide you with a solution that is appropriate for your needs.

Waterproofing Installation

One way to protect your basement from water damage is to install a waterproof material around the foundation of your home. This membrane helps to keep water from eroding or seeping into your foundation over the years. Waterproofing can be carried out on existing foundation, so there is no need to replace the foundation of your home. Our foundation repair specialists will tunnel around your home or building to expose the foundation, then carefully install the material around the exterior side of it. It is a simple and straightforward process that can go a long way towards helping you avoid future hassles and foundation damage.

Proper Drainage

In addition to waterproofing the foundation of your home, it can help tremendously to prevent water from pooling around the base of the structure in the first place. Most homes or buildings are constructed and positioned in a way that ensures water flows away from the base. However, the land can change over time and problems can and do occasionally occur with the drainage of water on your property. Proper drainage can help to further waterproof your basement and prevent settling problems and other structural damage. Shreveport can repair or install draining around your foundation, as well as help you identify any issues with the drainage on your property.

Cracked Concrete Repair

Water and moisture can find its way into your basement through cracks in the walls or floor. It is important to repair cracked concrete in a timely manner to avoid damage to other parts of your home. A foundation contractor will be able to help you find and seal or repair cracks in your basement in order to keep water out.

Professional Inspection and Repair Services

Foundation problems can often be complex and difficult to identify and fix. Our foundation repair specialists provide you with their expert assistance to ensure that any issues or concerns are properly addressed for the good of your home. We serve with the best interests of our customers in mind. Whether it is preventative maintenance such as basement waterproofing or structural damage repair after the damage has already been done, we approach our work with commitment, passion, and effort. We strive to deliver the best top affordable foundation repairs and services to our customers in the Shreveport, LA area. 


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