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100+ Years of Basement Waterproofing and Crawl Space Experience
While the midwest receives a lot of precipitation year-round, Ann Arbor’s proximity to the Great Lakes increases this amount even more. From snow-packed winters, to warm humid summers, Ann Arbor residents understand how much moisture we are talking about. However, many don’t understand exactly how it can enter your home or how much damage it can create.
Luckily, StayDry® Waterproofing serves residents of homeowners in Ann Arbor and helps to keep their homes safe from the hazards of basement flooding. One of the most common causes of such is damaged tie rod holes, and we are able to repair these to keep your home safe and dry.
Before you contact us for a free quote, let us fill you in on tie rod hole repair and how we can help protect your Ann Arbor home.
Hazards of Basement Flooding
While a wet basement might sound like an inconvenience, the dangers and hazards it can present should not be taken lightly. A flooded basement can weaken your home’s cement foundation. In some circumstances, basement walls can begin to crack, flake, or even bow inward. Each of these issues can further harm the structural integrity of your Ann Arbor home.
In addition to structural issues, a flooded basement is the perfect environment for mold growth. Not only is mold incredibly difficult to get rid of, but it can also present a host of adverse health effects, including respiratory illnesses like asthma. In short, protecting your Ann Arbor home from basement flooding can help prevent a lot of headaches and worry in the future.
StayDry® Tie Rod Hole Repair
As mentioned before, one of the most common causes of basement flooding is from damaged tie rod holes. These holes are left when the foundation was initially laid. Metal bars would be used to hold the foundation together. Once the cement had dried, these rods were removed, leaving tie rod holes.
As you can imagine, these holes make it easy for water to enter your home which could result in the issues laid out above. Luckily, we here at StayDry® have you covered. We are able to repair damaged tie rod holes and provide additional services, like sump pump installation, to ensure this issue doesn’t arise again.
Contact Us Today!
If you are in need of tie rod hole repair or any of the other high-quality waterproofing services we offer, you can get a free quote online or simply give us a call at 800.800.7073 to get in touch with a StayDry® hero today!