Nearly 25 Years’ Experience providing Basement Waterproofing in Chicago
Basement water problems have existed as long as basements have. Water will get into your Chicago area basement through any opening it can find, including your walls, floors and the joints where they meet; water can even seep through brick and concrete! This is why basements are notoriously damp, humid spaces. Basement waterproofing can help solve all these issues.
Rather than suffer the damp chill and mildewy scent of a wet basement, call J. Blanton Plumbing for basement waterproofing services. We’ve provided basement waterproofing solutions in Chicago since 1993. We use a variety of proven techniques to ensure that water doesn’t come into your basement.
Basement Waterproofing Solutions from J. Blanton
Drain Tile/French Drain – A drain tile line is installed in the basement floor, just inside the foundation walls. The French drain sends water to a pump that pumps the water away from your home. This is a highly reliable and easy to service waterproofing method.
Flood Control System – An alternative for homes where a French drain won’t work as well, a backwater valve is installed in your home’s main sewer line. During heavy rain, when water is most likely to back up into your basement, the backwater valve closes off, preventing the water backup.
Drain Clearing Services We Offer in the Chicago Area
Our clogged drain services are designed to remove the blockage completely from your system. When we complete the job, there should be no trace of the blockage, allowing water to flow through your system smoothly.
Frequently Asked Questions About Plumbing
A few recommended topics for you
Damages to your main sewer line can happen due to many culprits such as roots, debris buildup and other obstructions from foreign and non-flushable objects. These can cause clogging blockage and damage to your sewer line.
You will usually be able to tell that your sewer line is damaged if you find backup water in drains overflowing toilets, strange sounds, or overflows from your tub.
If you suspect your sewer line is damaged, don’t wait for the problem to worsen. Call J. Blanton in Chicago right away to resolve your main sewer line problem as quickly and safely as possible.
Your plumbing system may experience serious issues if the sewage lines in your Chicago house get clogged. It may result in backed-up wastewater or slow drains.
A plumber from J. Blanton will perform a sewage rodding service to unclog the obstruction and have the sewer lines flowing freely. Sewer rodding is occasionally the sole method for removing some difficult clogs.
If sewer rodding does not improve your water flow, it will be time to request sewer drain repair.
A device for draining water, a sump pump, is located at the lowest point of your house. It is designed to drain any emergency flooding water from your house to prevent water damage.
In both home and business settings, sump pumps are used to prevent floods and water buildup on your property. Even if your basement is not prone to flooding, a sump pump may be useful if there is too much moisture near the foundation of your house.
Call J. Blanton if you’re considering installing, replacing, or repairing a sump pump!