Tips to keep your Interior Basement dry
One of the most overlooked parts of our houses, basements are only tended to when they start to rot due to moisture or infestation by any bacteria.
The health of the interior basement contributes to the overall health of the house and the occupants, i.e., you and your loved ones. This is why it is essential to keep the interior basement dry either by hiring Waterproofing professionals in Maryland or periodically managing it yourself.
Wondering what problems could a basement ridden with moisture could possibly lead to?
Allow us to brief you on it:
- Water damage in the interior basement can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, which can result in allergies.
- The airborne bacteria, which thrive on dark and damp areas, can cause harmful infections in humans and pets at home.
- Not known to many, dust mites also thrive in a damp environment and make a colony in your basement leading to bouts of sneezes, itchiness in the eyes, and other respiratory problems.
- Damp basement also attracts other pests such as spiders, cockroaches, mice, thereby threatening the structural integrity of the home and health of the occupant gravely.
Now that you know how dangerous a damp basement can be, let’s have a look at some of the tips that you can implement to keep your interior basement Continue reading →