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Signs of a Waterproofing Issue

Your basement is often a casualty of moisture problems. That is why it is very important to check on it from time to time. Lack of maintenance in this part of your home can cause other problems, which could later on affect the stability and safety of your property's base. Look for the below signs to determine whether you have an issue.

Musty Odor


It's normal for a basement to have a vibe that's distinct from the rooms above-ground, especially if you are not using it as a functional or living space. However, your basement should not stink or have any strange smells. If you notice a musty odor when you go down to your basement, you may be dealing with excessive moisture as well as mold and mildew issues.


Water Stains


You should be concerned when you notice watermarks on your walls, floors and carpets. It's easy to shrug these stains off and suspect spills from your washing machine or something similar as the culprit. But to be completely sure, you have to take a closer look and find out whether these water stains are caused by water intrusion.


Health Problems


Some chronic symptoms and illnesses can be due to an exposure to certain types of toxic molds. So, apart from treating yourself when you get sick and develop symptoms like headache, fatigue, sinus congestion, chronic cough and increased thirst, among others, make sure to check your home for mold growth as well. The presence of mold in your home can cause a number of health issues if left unresolved.


Whether it’s waterproofing roof systems or basements, A1 Quality Roofing, Inc. is ready to provide excellent and timely services. We have many years of experience in the industry, so you can have peace of mind that your job will be in good hands. Call us at (951) 877-4406, or fill out our contact form to request a quote.


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