Basements and foundations are one of the most important parts of stable home construction.  It's literally the foundation of a home.  Cracks in the foundation or leaks in the basement are signs that the house is needed some serious repairs that could not only lower the value of the home or in some cases could make the home unlivable if not attended.  Typically this kind of work is not done by the homeowner or as a DIY project on the weekend, but rather should only be completed by professionally trained foundation repair experts. It's always best to get multiple quotes before hiring a contractor to do any basement repairs or you can get up to 3 quotes quickly by looking at local foundation repair pros near you.

If your basement is flooded or you see water in your basement, it's best to hire a basement waterproofing company to evaluate the leak and provide some estimates for repairs.  You can also check out local basement waterproofers near you to get quickly matched with some pros.

Basement remodeling is ideal for anyone that wants to have a finished basement or utilize the space in the home more.  Hiring a contractor to remodel a basement can be a lenghtly process that requires several contacts in order to get the project started.  It's best to get at least 3 quotes before signing any contract.

Foundation Repair

If you notice moisture around your water heater, you may need to replace it, says Carpenter. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Zack H. of Boston)
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Is there water collecting in your basement? One highly rated provider shares the factors that may contribute to this condition and what can be done about it.
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Sealants and epoxies cost as low as $4 to $8 per square foot for professional application. Major exterior basement waterproofing projects can cost between $8,000 and $80,000.
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French drain installation costs between $6,000 to $10,000 depending on the size of the basement and the amount of sump pumps that are installed.
A finished basement adds valuable space to any home. (Photo courtesy of MacKenzie Cain/Habitar Design)
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Basements can increase your living space tremendously and add extra value to your home.
 
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