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Wet basement waterproofing with Life-of-House warranty Wyckoff, NJ 07481

The Township of Wyckoff is located in Bergen County, N.J. The Township has 16,696 residents and covers 6.6 square miles (U.S. Census 2010).

The name Wyckoff may be either a Dutch family name or a derivative of a Lenni Lenape word “Wickoff”.

In 1926, the Township of Wyckoff was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey State Legislature. The area had been originally part of Saddle River Township and later Franklin Township.

In 1926, four years after the creation of Franklin Lakes Borough, the Chamber of Commerce initiated a name change from Franklin Township to Wyckoff. On November 2, 1926, voters approved the name Wyckoff with 243 positive votes out of 337.

The Jonas Brothers, singers, Kevin, Joe, Nick and Frankie, grew up in Wyckoff, N.J. Tara Reid, actress, also grew up in Wyckoff.

Your wet basement in Wyckoff, NJ is fixed permanently by A-1 Basement Solutions of Scotch Plains and backed by our Life of House Warranty.

The need for basement waterproofing is caused by a slow percolation rate

  • How does percolation occur? Water moves downward through openings in the soil to replenish aquifers under the ground.

  • A percolation test, commonly called a perc test, is a test to determine the absorption rate of soil.

  • A percolation test done before a home is built will determine if land will drain properly and whether a basement will flood.

  • In general, sandy soil will have a quicker percolation than soil with a high concentration of clay.

  • Here in New Jersey, we have a high content of clay in the soil of most inland areas.

Fix your wet basement now to save thousands later

  • When a house is under contract for sale, the buyer will usually retain the services of a home inspection company to report on the overall condition of the house.

  • The home inspection is a comprehensive exam of the building from roof to basement and everything in between.

  • If there was ever a wet basement problem the Home Inspector will find it.

  • If you want the house to be easier to sell, you should have the wet basement made dry and healthy before the house is shown.

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