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How to Prepare Your Basement Walls for Waterproofing

How to Prepare Your Basement Walls for Waterproofing
Leaky basements are nothing to ignore. Since they're below ground, basements tend to be the prime place for excess water to creep into your home. Puddles, moist walls, and damp air are all signs that your basement may be taking on water. At Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair, we know exactly how to waterproof a Kansas basement to make sure wa...
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Do you Need to Waterproof Your Basement?

Do you Need to Waterproof Your Basement?
Your basement is ground zero for flooding and water damage. Mold, leaks, and cracks in the foundations are red flags that must be treated to keep water damage to a minimum. The possibility of these problems is enough to answer a common question that we get at Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair: "Is Waterproofing My Basement Necessary?" W...
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Keep Your Basement Dry - Why Waterproofing is Important

Keep Your Basement Dry - Why Waterproofing is Important
Basements and foundations are the most common areas for flooding to begin. As homeowners, we don't often think about waterproofing our basements or foundations any more than they already are. However, adding a few improvements to the lower levels of your home can have a lasting effect by helping to prevent long term issues related to water damage. ...
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Should You Waterproof Your Home? Let’s Discuss Reasons to Keep Your Basement Dry this Winter.

Should You Waterproof Your Home? Let’s Discuss Reasons to Keep Your Basement Dry this Winter.
If you’re a home owner, it is an incredibly scary moment to find water in any area of your home where it shouldn’t be. Water damage can happen at any time, and 98% of the basements in America will suffer from water damage or flooding at some point. Why is it important to waterproof your home? Main reasons include health and safety for you and your family, but there are other reasons to keep your home as dry as possible. But regardless of how much waterproofing you do to your home, there are times when a professional restoration company will need to come in and repair the issues. How can you prevent massive water damage to your home? Let’s talk about it below.Why Waterproofing is So Important to Your Home Maintenance When you initially waterproof your home, or ensure that your waterproofing is still in place, you are essentially verifying that...
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How to Protect Your Basement from Water Damage

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When you think of basement flooding, you might point the finger first at Mother Nature and her heavy rains, melting snow, or more disastrous weather events. However, in-home water damage is more often caused by appliance issues, plumbing problems, or other manmade-related situations, according to the Insurance Journal. In fact, among the five most common home claims causes, non-weather-related water damage ranked second at 19 while weather-related water damage ranked fourth at 11 percent.Regardless of the source, the average cost of a water damage insurance claims is nearly $7,000, and over the span of a U.S. based basement’s lifetime, 98 percent will experience some type of water damage, according to Water Damage Defense. You may not be able to stop non-weather-related water damage from occurring in your home indefinitely, but there are preventive measures to take to help safeguard your space and possessions.Know the Water SourceHere are just a few of...
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Preventing Home Water Damage

Preventing Home Water Damage
Preventing home water damage can feel time-consuming, but it definitely beats the alternative. Taking the right preventative measures can save you from the headache of a disastrous water loss. Though professional water damage crews have the tools needed to handle any water damage crisis, it's always best to try to keep damages from occurring in the first place. Whether it's residential or commercial property, there are many things you can do to help prevent disasters like frozen pipes, sewage backup, broken pipes, and flooding.Here are some quick tips to help you make sure water stays out of your house and how to spot it early on if it already has.Fix Faulty PlumbingWhile a bit obvious, this point is still important. No matter how small a leak may seem it’s best to take care of it as soon as it’s noticed. A small leak is a sign of a growing problem that...
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5 Ways to Prevent Spring Basement Floods

5 Ways to Prevent Spring Basement Floods
Hey – we have some good news! Spring is almost here! Okay, you probably didn’t need that reminder from us, but we do understand that with the spring thaw and snow melt, and spring storm season, there are more basement floods in the Great Bend area. While Lamunyon is here to help if you do experience a house flood at some point, we also want to help you be proactive to prevent water from getting into places it does not belong. We’ve met homeowners who have their ShopVac permanently on standby to suck up water after every rain. Don’t let that be you!So, here are our five tips for keeping your basement bone dry this spring. Check your landscaping.Take a good look at the slope of your lawn and landscaping. Everything you do should encourage water to run away from your home, not toward it. When you lay mulch down in...
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What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 41 reviews
Insulation Bid in Hutchinson, KS
Ed was very professional. He was prompt with his bid. He also gave us a very informative demonstration of how the two different types of insulation work. It was very impressive.
Chuck Geer - Hutchinson, KS 67502
Fire Damage Restoration in Topeka, KS
Very friendly and willing to come out the next day. Very professional and gave us information how to help. Would recommend. Thank you
Michelle D - Topeka, KS 66610
Water Damage Restoration in Clay Center, KS
Lamunyon is an excellent provider of cleaning and restoration. When a pipe broke and flooded our basement, I phoned them and a tech came over in minutes to assess our damage and began the clean up of water. The next day, two techs came early morning and assessed what still needed to be dried; tore ...
Jill N - Clay Center, KS 67432

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 41 reviews
Mold Services in McPherson, KS
These guys were great. They did a great job and are very kind and respectful. The mold is gone and my basement is dry and usable now. God bless those guys, that mold was really making me I'll and I can breathe easy in my house again. I would use them again and recommend them to everyone!
Kathy J - McPherson, KS 67460
Water Damage Restoration in Clay Center, KS
Very professional and hard working. The results were amazing. We had water damage in our bathroom and kitchen and you would never know. The bathroom looks better than before!
Jennifer M - Clay Center, KS 67432

What Our Customer Say

Average rating for Lamunyon Dry Out & Foundation Repair is 4.96 stars of 5 stars - based on 41 reviews
Basement Waterproofing in McPherson, KS
Unfortunately, we have had a water leak in our basement twice in the past 6 months. Both times Lamunyon has helped us with the water removal and restoration and they were wonderful to work with! We had a different crew come out than the first time but both were professional, helpful, went out of ...
Kayle C - McPherson, KS 67460