Why You Need to Waterproof Your Basement

Frankly, you need to waterproof your basement. There are a ton of reasons we got into as to why, but we’re going to give you the shortlist of the biggest reasons why in this post; because, we hate seeing people suffer at the hands of unfortunate circumstances that could have been easily prevented.

  1. Basement waterproofing in Bucks County, PA spares local homeowners the rather disgusting misfortune of microorganism eradication. Simply put: you’ll out a lot of time and money into your basement if you don’t waterproof it because gross stuff WILL grow if it’s wet down there! Basements can turn into mold gardens and insect-filled jungles under the right circumstances, which are fostered by negligent homeowners who let their below ground rooms stay damp.
  2. Structural damage brought about as a result of unsealed floor edges or cracks in walls can wreak havoc of a home. For instance, your home’s foundation can develop cracks or bowed walls because the foundation sits atop moist soil that absorbs water. That water can seep in, and you need to take measures to ensure that doesn’t happen; the best way to do so is by giving us a call right away so we can work together and keep your home safe.
  3. The items you store in your basement, like old pictures, heirlooms, and clothes, can be destroyed by water damage. One day, everything is fine – and then you head downstairs, notice a musty smell in the air and see a puddle. Upon further investigation, you see that your boxes are all warped and the contents thereof have been obliterated. Waterproofing now will prevent this from happening.
  4. If your energy bills are high, consider this: Is your basement waterproofed? You can decrease your energy bills by as much as 15% by having your basement waterproofed. If the air is damp in your basement, it will cost more to keep warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Unlike the air in the other rooms of your home, the composition of your basement’s damp air includes water, which can be taxing for temperature control systems like heat and central air. Although waterproofing might be a bit costly, it’s so much cheaper in the long run because of how much you’ll save in energy costs alone.

Basement waterproofing in Montgomery County, PA can be done efficiently and in the most cost effective way by simply picking up the phone and giving us a call here at Rightway Waterproofing. Don’t wait until it’s too late!

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Hear What Our Customers Are Saying!

John and Barbara Vicich

“We wanted to thank you for your personal and specialized attention to the water problem we had in our basement. You took the time to inspect the whole situation and gave us recommendations, all of which worked. You had a way of explaining the process and materials that would be used in a way that we understood. We are very pleased with the work that was done and would highly recommend your company to anyone.”

-John and Barbara Vicich

Debbie, Berwyn

“The day after Hurricane Irene, all of my neighbors basements were filled with water, while mine remained dry! It is wonderful, everything remains dry and the battery backup worked beautifully when my power was out for 2 days. Dry AND quiet, thank you, thank you! Thanks! Debbie, Berwyn”

-Debbie, Berwyn

Doug Smith, Glenside

“All I have to say is that Hurricane Irene was no match for the job that Rightway did for my basement and my father-in-law’s. I had my basement done 5 years ago and we are still bone dry and my father-inlaw’s was done last year and another dry basement… Great job! I highly recommend them for waterproofing and mold remediation.”

-Doug Smith, Glenside


“I’d highly recommend these guys for your basement. My basement has been dry since they installed a sump pump and French drain in June. They offer a competitive price, they get the job done quickly and they stand by their work. Please mention my name if you proceed down the road with these guys.”


Angelo and Sandra Patiri

“We had our basement waterproofed with Rightway Waterproofing in 2007, after all this time and just getting through Hurricane Irene, we did not get a drop of water in our basement. Rightway Waterproofing did a very good job and we are very satisfied!”

-Angelo and Sandra Patiri