Water can wreak all sorts of havoc on various building materials, and the same is true even for items as seemingly strong as concrete. Having water make its way into your basement can start a long line of chain reactions that leave you with heavy damages to more than just your foundational walls. Oakland Structural Repair brings you a complete service for your waterproofing needs in the Oakland area to ensure that your foundation and all that it contains within stays dry, strong and fulfilling its necessities.
If you believe that you may have issues with water in your basement, due to a crack in the foundation or finding water collecting shortly after rain and such, then having a quality inspection done of the area is a great place to start. Oakland Structural Repair brings you dedicated professionals who know what to look for and how to spots signs of trouble. At the end of this inspection, we bring you a detailed and professional assessment of the property itself and any steps you should think of taking in order to ensure proper waterproofing of your Oakland home.
Cracks in a basement foundation are one of the leading causes of water damage to both the foundation itself and the basement behind it. These sometimes small and insignificant looking spaces in your wall can create avenues that eventually wear away at the integrity of your foundation, and leave room for water to pass through and collect in the basement beyond. Addressing the issue of a crack properly and professionally will ensure that you no longer need to worry about leaks affecting your basement, and in turn saving you from potentially highly expensive repairs in the future when the issue worsens.
A cost effective and easy means of providing waterproofing to your home is through the use of a foundation membrane. This cover for your buildings foundation serves to protect your basement by ensuring that no water can get past the outer layer of your foundation. Choosing to have a protective membrane installed around the foundation of your home will give you all the protection you need for an affordable price. Oakland Structural Repair brings you a professional installation that will have your home well protected against any ground water that makes its way towards the basement of your Oakland home.
Unfinished basements or large crawlspaces can serve as the same type of storage area as a regular basement, ensuring that you have the protection necessary can not only protect this area of your home, but protect important parts of its foundation as well. The underside of your home is easily damaged by water and moisture due to the ease of access to support beams and otherwise, Oakland Structural Repair brings you professional attention to this area to ensure that your crawlspace is just as secure as a finished basement with full coverage and protection from any invasive outside elements.