• Healthy Basement Checklist

Obtaining, and maintaining a Healthy Basement is important for both the occupants of the home, as well as the structure and longevity of the house itself.

There are a few critical components to a Healthy Basement.  The following guide can be used by the property owner as a first pass to assessing the overall health of the basement:

  1. Unwanted Insect Inhabitants
    • Some insects in basements and crawl spaces are common.
    • Excessive insect inhabitants may be an indication of deeper issues.
  2. Visible and Apparent Moisture on Walls, in Corners, on Floor
    • Moisture can be common – specifically in crawl spaces and in unfinished and uninsulated areas of a basement.
    • Excessive moisture that has led to discoloration and mold growth is an indication of an unhealthy environment.
  3. Water Accumulation Near Exterior Walls Drains Pipes & Sump Pump Basins
    • Any amount of water accumulation – specifically where water is not intended to be – is an indication of a potentially serious issue.
    • Water accumulation after a rain, or after a thaw can indicate improper exterior drainage and grading.
    • Accumulation of water can also be a symptom of structural integrity lost within the foundation.
  4. Visible Cracks in Drywall & Concrete Walls
    • Some level of cracks within a structure can be typical – and not require further attention.
    • Other types of cracks – horizontal, vertical, and diagonal can be indications of stressors being applied to the foundation from various sources.

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