With the arrival of spring comes the rainy season, and it’s important to ensure that your home is ready to withstand the potential for heavy rain and storms. One critical area that requires attention is your home’s basement, foundation, and crawlspace. Having these areas inspected before the spring storm season arrives can save you from costly repairs down the line.

There are several issues that can arise from having a leaky basement during the rainy season. These include:

Water Damage

A leaky basement can cause water damage to your home’s walls, floors, and belongings. This can lead to mold growth and other structural issues.

Foundation Damage

Water can penetrate the foundation of your home, causing it to weaken and crack. This can lead to significant structural damage if left unchecked.

Pest Infestation

A damp and dark environment is ideal for pests such as rodents and insects. A leaky basement can provide a breeding ground for these unwanted visitors.

Health Concerns

Mold and mildew growth can cause respiratory issues and other health problems, particularly for those with allergies or asthma.

Increased Energy Bills

A leaky basement can allow cold air to enter your home, leading to increased heating bills during the winter months.

Having your home’s basement, foundation, and crawlspace inspected by American Crawlspace Solutions before the spring storm season can help homeowners identify any potential issues and allow for repairs before the damage becomes more severe. A professional inspection from ACS can also identify any areas where water is entering your home and provide recommendations for preventing further damage. Don’t wait until it’s too late and your home has runoff entering your basement! Schedule a free visit from ACS today.

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If you are experiencing any type of crawlspace, basement or foundation issue, please contact American Crawlspace Solutions today.