Wet basement waterproofing with Life-of-House warranty
Piscataway Township is located in Middlesex County, N.J. thirty-five miles southwest of Manhattan. The Township covers 19 square miles and is home to 56,044 residents (U.S. Census 2010).
The Township was formed in 1666. In 1798 the Township was one of 104 of the first Townships formally incorporated by an Act of the N.J. State Legislature. The name Piscataway is from a River in New Hampshire called the Piscataqua River. Piscataway is the fifth oldest municipality in the state of New Jersey and includes the unincorporated community of Society Hill.
Understanding the wet basement problem
To correct the wet basement it is necessary to understand where the water and moisture is coming from. Water and moisture enter from the outside of the building to the basement interior four ways:
Water through the floor.
Water through the walls
Water vapor through the walls and floor
Humidity through the air
The bathroom and a wet basement are the most common places to find toxic black mold in the home
A ventilation fan in the bathroom and a French drain in the basement will help to remove the moisture necessary for toxic black mold to thrive.
Black mold is a fungus that is known to grow rapidly on water soaked building materials like drywall.
A wet basement with little or no ventilation provide perfect growing conditions for black mold Also Known As “Toxic Black Mold”