Wet basement waterproofing Stockton, NJ 08559
Stockton Borough is located in Hunterdon County, N.J. The Borough is home to 538 residents and covers 0.61 square miles (U.S. Census 2010).
Stockton is named after Senator Robert Field Stockton. Prior to this name the area was known as Reading Ferry, Howell’s Ferry and Centre Bridge Station.
In 1898, the Borough was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey State Legislature from portions of Delaware Township.
One of the oldest schoolhouses in New Jersey is in Stockton. It is still being used by the public school system and was built in 1872.
Stone Quarries were once very prominent in Stockton. Nassau Hall at Princeton University was built with stone from Stockton area (Prallsville).
Why live with a wet basement in Stockton, NJ? Basement waterproofing stages of water penetration
Stage 1: Damp smell, damp spots appear, mold and mildew begins to form, white powdery crystals appear, discoloration of foundation and blistering paint.
Stage 2: Walls wet to the touch, small amounts of water and a combination of signs from stage 1.
Stage 3: Water on your basement floor and a combination of signs from stages 1 and 2.
Stage 4: Heavy water in your basement and a combination of stages 1, 2 and 3.
A French Drain prevents the high water table from causing a wet basement
The inside French drain system uses a sump pump to remove water from the wet basement.
The water enters the sump pit from the perimeter drains of a basement waterproofing system.
The sump pump pumps it up and out of the basement and lowers the water table under the house.