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Basement Waterproofing Services

Water in a basement or crawl space can be a major concern for homeowners in the Detroit area.  Not only can it make the basement unusable but it can also damage stored possessions or even jeopardize the health of your family.  Fortunately, Brickworks can help keep your property an family safe.

There are primarily 3 ways that water can seep into your basement or crawl space: groundwater, surface water, and plumbing. Identifying the source of your problem is the first step in waterproofing your basement. With over 15 years of experience providing basement waterproofing to homeowners in Southeast Michigan, our skilled team will evaluate the cause of water, and provide you with the best method to prevent water from entering your basement or crawl space.

We take great pride in knowing we are protecting Michigan families with a healthier, more enjoyable living space.  Our team is committed and dedicated to their craft of full-service foundation repair and basement waterproofing.  We work directly with our customers and provide exceptional exterior and interior waterproofing services.  That’s why we have over 800 5-star Google, Home Advisor, and Angie’s List reviews.

If you have water in your basement or want to learn more about our basement waterproofing services, call us today at (586) 868-3234. We offer free estimates across the Metro Detroit area to include the communities of Macomb County, Oakland County, and Wayne County, Michigan.

Water in Your Basement Warning Signs

At Brickworks we recommend that all new homeowners should waterproof their basement.
Water damage is extremely common and, if left unchecked, can cause major problems for
you and your household. Unsurprisingly, an insufficient drainage system is often to blame
for substantial foundation repairs. In addition, the soil underneath your home or an
improperly laid foundation on a slope may also be to blame. With that in mind, here are a
few things to watch out for in regards to preventing water from seeping into your basement or crawl space.

  • Cracked or Crumbling Foundation
  • Dry Rot
  • Mold and/or Mildew Build-up
  • Water Seepage
  • Rust
  • Honeybombed Concrete
  • Efflorescense
  • Musty Basement Smell

Brickworks Service Areas

Wayne County Basement Waterproofing

We provide foundation repair, foundation/basement waterproofing services to the following communities in Wayne County, Michigan: Allen Park, Belleville, Canton, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Detroit, Ecorse, Flat Rock, Garden City, Grosse Ile, Grosse Pointe, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Highland Park, Inkster, Lincoln, Park, Livonia, Melvindale, New Boston, Northville, Plymouth, Redford, River Rouge, Riverview, Rockwood, Romulus, Southgate, Taylor, Trenton, Wayne, Westland, and Wyandotte.

Oakland County Basement Waterproofing

We provide foundation repair, foundation/basement waterproofing services to the following communities in Oakland County, Michigan: Auburn Hill, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Clarkston, Clawson, Commerce Twp., Davisburg, Farmington, Ferndale, Franklin, Hazel Park, Highland, Holly, Huntington Woods, Keego Harbor, Lake Orion, Lakeville, Leonard, Madison Heights, Milford, New Hudson, Novi, Oak Park, Oakland, Pleasant Ridge, Pontiac, Rochester, Royal Oak, South Lyon, Southfield, Troy, Union Lake, Walled Lake, Waterford, West Bloomfield, White Lake, and Wixom.

Macomb County Basement Waterproofing

We provide foundation repair, foundation/basement waterproofing services to the following communities in Macomb County, Michigan: Armada, Bruce Twp., Center Line, Eastpointe, Fraser, Harrison Twp., Lenox Twp., Macomb Twp., Memphis, Mt. Clemens, New Baltimore, New Haven, Ray Twp., Richmond, Romeo, Roseville, Shelby Twp., St. Clair Shores, Sterling Heights, Utica, Warren, and Washington Twp..

How to Prevent Water in Your Basement

A wet basement can smell and feel offensive and more importantly, pose a risk to the value of your home.  If ignored, water in your basement will ruin your basement walls and floor.  It can also promote the growth of harmful mold.  Often, water in your basement can be stopped by taking simple actions such as diverting downspouts away from the foundation of your home.  But if the water is coming in from other sources it may require a more aggressive approach.  Here are a few tips to prevent water in your basement:

  • Monitor your drainage system
  • Repair Footing Drains
  • Install a Curtain Drain
  • Install Interior Drainage System and Pump the Water Out
  • Waterproof the Walls
  • Monitor your drainage system
  • Update/upgrade your gutters
  • Inspect your foundation regularly
  • Schedule plumbing inspections
  • Plant large trees away from your home
  • Keep moisture levels consistent around the foundation
  • Foundation Grading
  • Proper positioning of lawn sprinklers
  • Proper planning of concrete features

Brickworks Customer Testimonials

The whole team is great! Excellent management and commitment to the project.
Brickworks Customer

Google Review

Very professional and the workmanship was outstanding. Job began and finished on schedule. They did a good job of cleaning up when they finished. Brickworks is a quality organization.

Brickworks Customer

Google Review

John, Jason, and Team are just awesome, very professional. Normally I don't write reviews. I am so happy with their work ethic. It forced me to write this review. THANK YOU VERY MUCH Brickworks Team!!

Brickworks Customer

Google Review

Professional crew with excellent craftsmanship. They did a great job fixing our damaged home.
Brickworks Customer

Google Review

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