Waterproof your wet basement in Stanhope, NJ for better health
Stanhope Borough has many a wet basement and is located in Sussex County, N.J. The Borough borders the Muscontecong River and covers 2.1 square miles. Over 3,600 residents live in Stanhope (U.S. Census 2010)
The Borough was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature in 1904. Prior to then, the land was an unincorporated village in Byram Township.
Stanhope was a significant port on the Morris Canal. The Borough was involved in ironworks trade and had many iron factories, including one owned by Singer Sewing Machines.
A wet basement brings mold and other health concerns
- Dryness is paramount to a healthy basement.
- A healthy home needs a healthy basement, you can’t have one without the other.
- The main house is above ground and has plenty of air circulation from the windows and doors being opened and closed each day.
- The quality of the environment in the wet basement is of major concern because it affects the health of all the residents of the home.
A French drain is the best choice for wet basement waterproofing
The French drain basement waterproofing system is designed to prevent water from flooding your basement. It 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.