It's a fact that homes in the Pacific Northwest need better drainage than homes in drier parts of the country because rainfall levels are higher here, and rain can fall in high volumes in short periods. We have experienced this in Western Washington this January. When proper drainage is not implemented and maintained, running water caused by active rainfall or snowmelt can wreak havoc on a home. Specifically, it can undermine foundations and concrete slabs, cause warping and rot in wood, and lead to mold in ceilings, walls, and floors.
To prevent damage to your home and property caused by improperly controlled water runoff, we install, inspect, clean, and repair gutters, downspouts, catch basins, drains, vapor barriers, dehumidifier, and sump pumps as needed.
Some things that you can do to make sure your drainage systems are working well are as follows:
The earlier you spot issues and have us address them, the less severe those issues will become. Homes with well-maintained drainage systems can last multiple lifetimes without foundation repair, floor leveling, wood replacement, and other more costly repairs.
If you wish to protect your home by preventing water intrusion altogether, we can help you schedule annual inspections to note and correct issues before they begin to cause damage. An inspection today could save tens of thousands of dollars in the future.Contact us today!