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Ziggy’s Home Improvement offers basement and foundation waterproofing services for residential an commercial property owners in Old Lyme, CT and surrounding areas.  These services are essential for protecting the structural integrity of a building and preventing water intrusion and involve a variety of methods and techniques to keep basements dry and foundations secure from water damage. Here’s an overview of what these services typically include:

Basement & Foundation Waterproofing Methods in Old Lyme, CT

  1. Interior Waterproofing:
    • Sealants and Coatings: Application of waterproof sealants or coatings on interior walls and floors to prevent moisture from seeping through.
    • Interior Drainage Systems: Installation of interior drainage systems like French drains or sump pumps to manage water that enters the basement.
    • Vapor Barriers: Adding vapor barriers to walls and floors to reduce humidity and prevent water vapor from penetrating the basement.
  2. Exterior Waterproofing:
    • Excavation: Digging around the foundation to apply waterproofing materials on the exterior walls.
    • Membranes: Installation of waterproof membranes or sheets on the exterior foundation walls to block water from entering.
    • Drainage Systems: Setting up exterior drainage systems like French drains to divert water away from the foundation.
    • Grading: Adjusting the slope of the ground around the foundation to direct water away from the building.
  3. Crack Injection:
    • Epoxy or Polyurethane Injections: Filling foundation cracks with epoxy or polyurethane to seal them and prevent water from penetrating.

Foundation Repair Services in Old Lyme, CT

  1. Crack Repair:
    • Identifying and repairing cracks in the foundation to prevent water intrusion and maintain structural integrity.
    • Use of hydraulic cement, epoxy injections, or carbon fiber strips for crack repair.
  2. Structural Reinforcement:
    • Installing piers, anchors, or braces to stabilize and reinforce the foundation if it has shifted or settled.
  3. Underpinning:
    • Strengthening and stabilizing the foundation by extending its depth or breadth, often necessary in cases of significant foundation settlement.

Additional Services

  1. Mold and Mildew Prevention:
    • Installing dehumidifiers or ventilation systems to reduce moisture levels in the basement and prevent mold growth.
    • Applying anti-microbial treatments to surfaces to inhibit mold and mildew.
  2. Insulation:
    • Adding insulation to basement walls and floors to improve energy efficiency and reduce condensation.
  3. Flooring Solutions:
    • Installing water-resistant flooring materials such as tiles, vinyl, or epoxy coatings in the basement.

Benefits of Professional Waterproofing Services

  • Expertise: Our professional waterproofing contractors have the skills and experience to identify water intrusion points and apply the most effective solutions.
  • Quality Materials: We use high-quality materials and advanced technologies that ensure long-lasting protection.
  • Customization: We offer tailored solutions based on the specific conditions and needs of the property.
  • Prevention: Preventing costly water damage, mold growth, and structural issues.
  • Increased Property Value: Enhancing the durability and value of the property by ensuring a dry and stable foundation.

By employing Ziggy’s Home Improvement for professional basement and foundation waterproofing services in Old Lyme, CT, homeowners can protect their investment, improve the longevity of their property, and maintain a healthy living environment. Ziggy’s Home Improvement maintains an A+ Rating from the Better Business Bureau.  You can contact us today at (860) 202-2697 to schedule a quick no-cost quote!