It is possible to have a dry basement all the time. Schedule an inspection with us, and we’ll recommend the best approaches to achieve this result. After our waterproofing, you can use the basement in any way you deem fit.
This depends on the severity of the water problem. If you have water in multiple areas of the crawl space, you must first plug the source(s). If this is not practical or too costly (due to topography), we recommend combining the sump pump with a partial or full drain system for the best results.
This is one of our most common FAQs. When you hire us, you can trust us to be punctual on the day of the project. Once we arrive, our team leader will review the job site, and work will resume in minutes. We will always come with enough hands for the job, so we won’t need your help. Don’t forget to clear the area around the project site to avoid delays. Additionally, cover personal items and other valuables within the basement to protect them from dust and dirt.
There is no definite average cost for basement waterproofing; we need to evaluate your basement to understand the scope of the job. The project's cost depends on factors like labor, the water problem's severity, the space's size, and the materials needed. For a standard 1200-square-foot basement, you may spend between $2,500 and $6,000.
Basement waterproofing can lower your insurance premium. Around 20% of insurance claims from homeowners are due to water damage. Basement waterproofing can prevent leaks, property damage, structural damage, and more. Thus, insurance companies often charge lower premiums for a professionally waterproofed home.
The answer is really, with experience knowhow. There is no one solution to waterproof every basement. Knowing exactly what system or product or a combination should be used to achieve the desired outcome is how Bigfoot waterproofs basements.
Everything is worth a conversation. Without a doubt, we would be able to help with whatever the end of that sentence is. Whether it’s in our wheelhouse or part of our ever-growing community contacts, Bigfoot can point you in the proper direction.
It’s difficult to answer this, not because we’re scared to share the cost of a project, but rather because there are so many different products and systems used as well as different goals each of our customers have in mind. Is it a small crack, damp when it rains or are you looking to finish off the basement and want an entire drainage system? With all variations in between, there’s a range when it comes to costs.
Define “need?” …we’re waterproofers! Bigfoot would always recommend certain steps to help ensure less issue down the road but we’re not here to sell you something you don’t NEED.
With the specifics of your job in mind Typically 1-5 days for most projects. It could be as simple as moving a few things away from the wall and covering with plastic. Bigfoot always tries to make the process as easy and as simple as we can.