Dangers of Dampness

DANGERS OF A WET BASEMENT

  • Hazards of Damp Basement: Health-related issues and deterioration of the structure.
  • Hazards of Wet Basement: Damaged electrical fixtures, furnaces, air conditioners, rotted wood leading to foundation damage, & MOLD.
  • Dangers of Mold: Respiratory problems, allergies, or prolonged flu-like symptoms.

RISKS OF A LEAKY BASEMENT

  • A leaky basement can cause flooding to occur.
  • Standing water in a basement can lead to the destruction of electrical components, heating and air conditioning equipment, appliances, telephones, and computer equipment.
  • Wooden support beams may begin to deteriorate, causing the foundation to crumble and become unsafe.
  • Wall damage occurs in a leaky basement, large cracks in block or paneling will appear to buckle. Paint or wallpaper may flake or peel and begin to smell musty.

Click on each of the house numbers below and see how hazardous water leaks can be to your home.
Then . . . Call Leak Shield Pro and stop the problem before it becomes too costly!

House 1

A DAMP WET BASEMENT
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MOLD

House 2

A DAMP WET BASEMENT
=
RUST

House 3

MISTURE IN THE HOME
=
POOR AIR QUALITY,
TOXINS & MOLD

House 4

A DAMP BASEMENT
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DRY ROT

House 5

A DAMP  BASEMENT
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PESTS