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Basement Waterproofing and Foundation Repair FAQs

Basement waterproofing and foundation repair FAQs from our experts can answer nearly every question you may have about your basement project. Contact us anytime to learn more about our powerful solutions and repairs for your Fenton, MI property—all backed by a lifetime warranty!

Basement Waterproofing FAQs

Why Do I Need Basement Waterproofing?
If you live in a home with a basement, you've probably experienced the frustration of water damage at some point. It's not just an annoyance—it can be hazardous. Water damage can lead to mold, health hazards, and structural damage that could mean disaster for your property and its value. Now Dry professionals specialize in waterproofing and can help you find solutions to keep your basement dry for years—all backed by a lifetime warranty.
What’s Involved in The Basement Waterproofing Process?
From drain tile installation to cracked basement wall repair, we have the experience and know-how to get the job done right. Along with our expert waterproofing services, we offer sump pump repair and replacement services to make sure your basement stays dry and functional even in the worst weather conditions. If you're looking for a company specializing in basement waterproofing, look no further than Now Dry.
How Can I Tell What’s Causing My Basement Water Problem?

If you've ever had a basement flood, you know it's not easy to discover the root cause of water damage. If your basement is flooding regularly, it can be discouraging and frustrating to find the cause. The good news is that there are ways to prevent and solve these problems with Now Dry waterproofing solutions. 

Our experts provide a thorough basement inspection that takes into account anything that could cause your leak—from poor waterproofing to cracked foundation walls. Once our team determines the problem, we recommend the best solutions to protect against future water damage issues.

Is There A Warranty On Basement Waterproofing Repairs?
Now Dry offers a lifetime transferable warranty on our basement waterproofing and foundation repair services. Our waterproofing solutions are meant to defend against water and stand the test of time. The best way to maintain your home's value is by keeping it dry and protected from the elements. If you're looking to protect your home from water damage, contact us today!

Foundation Repair FAQs

What Causes Cracks In Foundation Walls?

Cracks in your home's foundation can result from three leading causes: shrinkage cracks, settlement cracks, and expansive soil cracks.

The difference between your home's interior and exterior temperatures can cause shrinkage cracks. When this happens, the walls expand and contract, causing small cracks to appear. These are generally not a cause for concern unless accompanied by other signs of structural damage, such as water leakage or shifting floors and walls.

Settlement cracks occur when your house settles unevenly on its foundation over time. These cracks can happen if you recently finished construction on your home or if there has been heavy rainfall in your area for an extended period. Settlement cracks are usually only cosmetic issues; however, they should still be repaired so that water does not leak into your basement or crawl space.

Expansive soils are common where there is a lot of moisture in the ground surrounding a building's foundation (e.g., near lakes/rivers/seaside areas). The presence of these types of soils means that they will expand when wet and contract when dry, thus creating pressure on the basement and foundation walls.

What Are Signs Of Foundation Problems?
The most common signs of foundation problems include cracked garage floors, bricks, and mortar joints, warping and buckling basement walls, tiles separating from each other, cracks in foundation walls, and new water drainage patterns. When you see signs of foundation problems, it's time to get in touch with Now Dry. We can help you identify the cause of your basement water damage issues and devise a solution.
What Are The Benefits Of Foundation Repair?
At Now Dry, we know you only want the best for your home and family. That's why we're committed to providing high-quality foundation repair services that will keep your home in tip-top shape and increase its value. Our foundation repair experts use cutting-edge technology and techniques to ensure that your home stays structurally sound while extending its lifetime. With our peace-of-mind warranty, you can rest assured that your investment will be protected for years.
How Much Is Basement Wall Repair?
The cost of basement wall repair varies based on the damage’s extent. The first step in solving this problem is to contact Now Dry's team of experts who will assess your situation and provide an honest opinion on how to solve your issue best. We have been in business for over 25 years with extensive experience in foundation repair and waterproofing.

Basement Refinishing FAQs

Can I Finish My Basement After It Is Waterproofed?
If you're like most people, your basement has been a storage space for years. It's dusty, smells terrible, and spiderwebs are probably everywhere. Now that it's waterproofed, you can finally take advantage of this valuable space in your home. Refinishing your basement is a great way to turn an eyesore into an asset. You can upgrade your basement and use it as a playroom for kids or as a place to relax with friends and family. In any event, that extra, usable square footage creates definite equity in your home.
What’s Involved in The Refinishing Process?

With Now Dry refinishing services, you can turn your basement into a beautiful, functional part of your home. Our team of professionals will work with you every step of the way to make sure that each detail is addressed. We even offer free estimates, so you'll know what it will cost before any work begins.

We also offer a wide range of materials and finishes so that you can create a space that is unique to you and fits perfectly into your lifestyle. We'll work with you to determine which materials suit your project based on your budget and preferences. Our goal is always to create something special for each client!

Do I Need A Permit to Finish or Remodel My Basement?
We understand that refinishing and remodeling a home can be intimidating, especially if you're unfamiliar with the city ordinances governing it. That's why we're here to help. Our team will guide you through the city permitting process and ensure that your project is up to code so you can return to enjoying your home ASAP.
Why Should I Refinish My Basement?

There are many benefits of refinishing your basement with Now Dry. The first benefit is that it will increase the storage of your home. Basements are great for storing things, but what happens when you run out of space? That's where we come in. Now Dry can help you get more use out of your basement by adding shelving, cabinets, and much more!

Another benefit is that it could create a beautiful and comfortable new living space. Basements tend to be dark, damp places that no one wants to spend time in—but with our services, you'll be able to turn that space into something worthy of enjoyment! Our team will work with you to design a look that fits your style and needs down to the last detail.

Refinishing your basement will also increase your home resale value! When you're ready to sell your house or condo down the line, there are few things more attractive than an updated basement space. It makes buyers feel like they're getting more bang for their buck than other, similar properties on the competitive market.

General FAQs

Is Maintenance Required After Our Services Are Completed?
However, if a sump pump system is installed during the process, it will need to be periodically maintained to ensure it's running at maximum efficiency. Maintenance helps avoid any issues when the systems are needed most to combat flooding.
Will There Be A Mess During Work?
We know that when you hire us for a waterproofing or foundation repair project, the last thing you want to deal with is a mess. Our team works hard to minimize dust and mess while completing your project. It's part of our commitment to creating the smallest possible disturbance for our customers and their property. Our team has over 25 years of experience in waterproofing, so you can trust us to get the job done right.
How Long Does It Take To Complete An Interior Drain Tile Job?
Interior drain tile jobs are among our most popular services, and we have extensive experience in this area. In most cases, a drain tile job will take 2-3 days to complete depending on the scope and scale of the project.
What’s A French Drain Installation?
A French drain is a cost-effective solution to water drainage problems and assists by channeling water away from your home's foundation.  This solution works by creating an underground drainage system that removes excess water from around your home.

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