Surface drainage is a commonly needed service in Nashville, TN, expertly provided by Ground Up Builders. It is necessary to manage groundwater around your home in order to keep your basement or crawlspace dry, and to avoid damage to your foundation. Surface Drainage in Nashville, TN and the surrounding areas will keep your basement dry and your home's foundation intact. If your basement is continuously collecting water it will damage your home's foundation. Once it damages your home's foundation it can lead to several other problems in the process. It is important to take care of the problem as soon as it is detected. Crawl spaces, basements, and even slab on grade foundations are all designed to resist soil and hydrostatic pressures. Soil pressure is the pressure that is forced upon a foundation by the surrounding soil. Hydrostatic pressure is pressure exerted from the weight of water that may surround your foundation. For Surface Drainage in Nashville, TN and in the surrounding areas Ground Up Builders can solve your water build up problems in your home.
Wet basement problems can often be prevented by proper handling of rainwater and surface drainage. If a drainage system is not in place you may end up with pools of water around your home creating an abundance of hydrostatic pressure which can cause the following problems:
Trapped water in or around your home is one of the number one reasons so many homes need foundation repair. Covering up the problem with a cheap method or repair may hide the problem visually, but the damage is just continuing to build up. Your walls will continue to move and eventually collapse. It is important to deal with this situation with the help of a professional, so that it is fixed right the first time. Ground Up Builders offers a free estimate, so we can find a surface drainage solution that is right for you.
Surface drainage or groundwater management should, in most cases, be handled by a professional. Seek professional advice to control seepage and alleviate potential foundation damage. Let a professional evaluate the condition of your site to prevent moisture and water leakage into your home. Contact Ground Up Builders today.