Wet basement waterproofing in Fairfield, NJ with Life of House Warranty
Fairfield Township is located in Essex County, N.J. The Township covers 10.4 square miles and is home to over 7,400 residents (U.S. Census 2010).
In the 1600’s, Dutch settlers founded the area naming it Gansegat or “duck pond”.
The land was part of the Horse Neck Tract Sale and later developed in 1798 as Caldwell Township. In 1963, the Township was renamed to Fairfield Township by an Act of the N.J. State Legislature.
The Essex County Airport is located in Fairfield.
The water that causes your wet basement can be controlled
Most wet basements Fairfield, NJ are made of concrete which is porous.
Concrete is a composite construction material composed primarily of aggregate, cement, and water.
As the concrete cures the water that can evaporate away, does so and is lost.
When the water evaporates it leaves the pores in the concrete that were saturated with water empty.
These empty pores make the concrete porous.
A French drain and sump pump is also known as wet basement waterproofing
The French drain basement waterproofing system is designed to prevent a wet basement.
The French drain is installed inside the basement, below the floor, around the perimeter.
This French Drain controls the water, delivers it to the sump pump(s), and discharges it out of the house.