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Basement Flooding Issues In Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Castle Rock

What Causes Basement Flooding And How To Prevent It

A flooded basement bedroom in Olney Springs

A basement flood can lead to extensive damage to your home and property.

Today's small leak can lead to serious flooding in the future -- don't wait to fix your wet basement!

When your home was built, the contractors designing it never meant for the basement to be a damp, musty, flooding space. But as time and the forces of nature continue to bear down on your foundation, it's bound to leak sooner or later.

Basement flooding is a problem that can be solved quickly (and effectively), provided that you know what you're up against.

Basement Flooding Repair In Colorado

Due to the many ways that basements flood, the variety of solutions on the market, and because of how important it is to be able to count on your basement as dry, usable space, basement waterproofing is best when done by a professional.

At Peak Structural, INC., we specialize in the unique problems that below-grade spaces present. Our installations include a written, transferable warranty that will provide you with long-lasting peace of mind.

You don't have to solve your basement flooding problem on your own! Our team of professional waterproofers is standing by to provide you with a customized, warranted solution.

To schedule a free, no-obligation basement waterproofing quote with one of our specialists, contact us by phone or e-mail today! Our Colorado service area includes Castle Rock, Pueblo, Colorado Springs, Monument, Fountain, Woodland Park, Trinidad, Elizabeth, Peyton, La Junta, Rocky Ford, U S A F Academy, Walsenburg, Calhan, Larkspur, Franktown, Manitou Springs and many surrounding areas nearby.

Common Basement Flooding Problems

Basements can flood from almost any point -- including the walls, floor, pipes, windows, and hatchway entrances. The solution to a flooded basement depends entirely on what's causing the flood in the first place.

The articles that follow provide an easy guide to understanding what to do when your basement floods, why it's flooding, and how to solve your unique basement problems.

Several feet of floodwaters in a Fairplay basement

Help! My Basement Flooded!

 

What do you do when you discover that your basement is flooded with several feet of water? In this article, we guide you through six steps to tackling that flood and solving your problems.

Highlights:

  • Who to call to pump out your basement
  • Tips for your insurance company
  • How to get the fastest professional service

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Illustration of a flooding basement and groundwater outside.

Why Is My Basement Flooding?

 

Why do basements leak? And why did the basement just start leaking now? In this article, we cover the building science behind groundwater intrusion and basement flooding.

Highlights:

  • The "Clay Bowl Effect"
  • How hydrostatic pressure affects your home
  • Why a perimeter drain system works

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A closeup of a faucet

Basement Flooding From Plumbing

 

When a home experiences a plumbing failure, a basement can fill up like a swimming pool! In this article, we share some simple solutions to prevent a plumbing flood in your basement.

Highlights:

  • Preventing bursting washer hoses
  • Protecting from water heater failure
  • Flood alarms

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Flooding floor cracks by a hatchway door in Avondale

Basement Flooding From Stairways

 

Water can flow through the hatchway and down the stairs even when a sump pump system is installed. In this article, we explain why this kind of flooding occurs -- and how to prevent it.

Highlights:

  • How hatchway entrances are built
  • Where they leak
  • Effective waterproofing solutions

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Water seeping through a concrete wall in a Florissant basement

Flooding Through Wall Cracks

 

Not all cracks in foundation walls are signs of a structural issue. But even a small crack is a big problem if it's leaking. This article takes you through the steps of permanently sealing leaky wall cracks.

Highlights:

  • Which products seal cracks permanently
  • A step-by-step guide to crack sealing
  • Humidity from concrete foundation walls

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Flooding entering a basement through a floor crack in Limon

Flooding Through Floor Cracks

 

What do you do when water is leaking straight up through your foundation floor? Will a perimeter drain system solve this? This article outlines why floor leaks occur -- and how to deal with them.

Highlights:

  • Three steps to waterproofing a basement floor
  • When lateral lines are needed
  • Other sources of moisture through basement floors

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Flooding through basement windows in a Fowler home.

Leaky Basement Windows

 

When your basement floods through the basement window, it can stain concrete, damage drywall, and soak insulation. This article provides valuable information on solving this issues once and for all.

Highlights:

  • Why basement windows leak
  • Waterproofing basement windows
  • Easy maintenance to prevent future flooding

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Our Colorado Service Area
Cities in Conejos County, CO
Sanford

Cities in Costilla County, CO
Blanca
Chama
Fort Garland
Jaroso
San Luis

Cities in Crowley County, CO
Crowley
Olney Springs
Ordway
Sugar City

Cities in Douglas County, CO
Castle Rock
Franktown
Larkspur
Sedalia

Cities in El Paso County, CO
Calhan
Cascade
Colorado Springs
Elbert
Fountain
Green Mountain Falls
Manitou Springs
Monument
Palmer Lake
Peyton
Ramah
Rush
U S A F Academy
Yoder
Mountain Shadows Park
Rockrimmon
Old Colorado City
Security

Cities in Elbert County, CO
Kiowa
Matheson
Simla

Cities in Huerfano County, CO
Gardner
La Veta
Walsenburg

Cities in Kiowa County, CO
Arlington

Cities in Las Animas County, CO
Aguilar
Boncarbo
Branson
Hoehne
Kim
Model
Trinchera
Trinidad
Weston

Cities in Lincoln County, CO
Arriba
Genoa
Hugo
Karval
Limon

Cities in Otero County, CO
Cheraw
Fowler
La Junta
Manzanola
Rocky Ford
Swink

Cities in Park County, CO
Alma
Bailey
Como
Fairplay
Grant
Guffey
Hartsel
Jefferson
Lake George
Shawnee

Cities in Prowers County, CO
Granada
Hartman
Holly
Lamar
Wiley

Cities in Pueblo County, CO
Avondale
Beulah
Boone
Colorado City
Pueblo
Rye

Cities in Teller County, CO
Cripple Creek
Divide
Florissant
Victor
Woodland Park

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