Expert Basement Waterproofing & Drainage Solutions

When you discover water seepage where the wall meets the floor or coming up through cracks, seams or where heavy objects have weaken the foundation floor, Turn to the experts at Greentree Waterproofing, Inc. We provide professional waterproofing services and drainage solutions to remove standing water. We are here to help you protect your investment. Whether it is your home or business, no job is too big or small for our company.

Signs of Water Seepage

In addition to standing water, there are other signs of water seepage you should be aware of. The most common signs include:
  • Appearance of mold or a mildew odor. The odor will worsen over time and drift upstairs onto your clothing and furnishings.
  • Chipping, bubbling, and peeling of paint is the sign that the wall has moisture inside.
  • A white chalky substance known as "Efflorescence" which is a chemical breakdown of the bonding agent which holds your wall together.
  • Warped paneling tells you that moisture is behind it which causes the paneling to bow and discolor normally this is first noticed at the bottom of paneling.
  • Rust on appliances or furniture reveal signs of dampness and water evaporation.
  • Allergies or respiratory condition flare up may be contributed to mold and mildew growth. Bumper crops of mold and mildew may aggravate someone with respiratory problems.
  • Water vapor on the windows upstairs.
  • Difficulty opening and closing upper level windows.

Reasons to Waterproof Your Home or Office

  • Do you think your home value is decreasing due to a wet basement or crawl space?
  • Can you utilize the area taking on water for storage or as a living space?
  • Do you suffer from mold allergies or respiratory conditions?
  • Do you dread the clean up after heavy rainfalls?
  • Is your personal property at risk by being in the basement?
  • Are you planning on selling your property "as is" without finding out what it would cost to waterproof it?
If you've answered, "yes" to any of these questions, give us a call at 217-525-2224 to schedule an inspection and let Greentree Waterproofing help you.