Scarborough , as one of the older areas of Toronto has mostly an older housing developments. If your house has an older foundation there is more risk of it getting slowly deteriorated. Combined with the fact that most of the housing was built on what used to be farmland, with soil having higher water retention capacity – going through the proper steps to waterproofing of your basement becomes very important. If your house is over 30 years old Inspect it regularly for:
- Dampness in the basement
- Mold and mildew growth
- Obvious cracks in foundation
- Lifting and warping flooring
If you do not see a water damage directly but feel like you need to use dehumidifier, it is a good idea to have your basement inspected professionally by Watertite Waterproofers.
As originally, the housing in the area was built smaller scale, now more and more people are looking into adding more living extra space to their home. Turning your basement into livable space becomes a very economic solution. With Watertite Waterproofers you can accomplish both goals at the same time.