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Basement Waterproofing

What's in a name? When it comes to ours, the answer is . . . everything! Ameri-Dry® is helping to keep America dry . . . one basement and crawlspace at a time.

(Even if that means cleaning up major problems left behind by other basement waterproofing companies, as seen in the video below.)

Contact your local Ameri-Dry facility to learn more about basement waterproofing near you!

Wet Basements

If you're dealing with a wet basement, you know what a nightmare it can be. , There’s no two ways about it—you want and need a permanent waterproofing solution NOW. Not only does a wet basement put you at risk of losing valuables to water damage, but it can lead to structural damage to your home, as well as health issues for you and your family.

The good news is, the waterproofing experts at Ameri-Dry ® know how to dry up your wet basement once and for all. In fact, we’ve been fixing leaky basements from Knoxville to Baltimore and beyond for over 30 years. Contact us  today for a FREE basement waterproofing estimate and put a permanent end to your wet basement problems!

Causes of a Wet Basement

As a concerned homeowner, you may be wondering what caused your basement to leak in the first place. The exact cause can only be determined by a basement waterproofing expert, of course, but there are typical reasons for a leak. These include foundation wall cracks, clogged or broken downspouts, and poor drainage. (See the illustration below for additional causes.)

Think of it this way: When your home was built, a hole had to be created to accommodate the basement. The ground never completely recovered from the creation of this hole, so whenever it becomes saturated, water will always travel towards it. This water then creates pressure around your basement walls and floors, (hydrostatic pressure) which eventually causes seepage at any cracks, joints, or openings. This problem is so common, in fact, that the National Association of Realtors states that 85% of all homes in America have wet basements at some point.

Water Entrance Methods

A Permanent Basement Waterproofing Solution

No matter what has caused your basement to leak, Ameri-Dry ® has the waterproofing solution for you.

Very simply, the Ameri-Dry ® system is designed to intercept ground water seeping into your basement and redirect it away from your home "invisibly" and safely. And, with the help of other Ameri-Dry ® Basement Systems products, your basement will stay clean and dry so you can finally use it for recreational purposes, storage, or additional living space without the fear of water damage.

Regardless of the extent of your water damage, we’re the basement waterproofing contractor for you. We serve clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic, including parts of Maryland, Tennessee, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Virginia. Call 1-800-580-1964 for a FREE estimate to find out how Ameri-Dry ® can solve your wet basement problems . . . permanently!