A wet basement is a common problem in all types of basements. A dry basement will protect the investment you made in your home as well as allow you to use the space for storage or as additional living space.
Water leakage could become a serious problem that can destroy your property and its structure and should be fixed immediately. Excessive moisture can create a breeding ground for insects, mould and mildew, not only unpleasant but a potential health hazard. Fungus and mould is a common contributor to chronic colds and respiratory ailments.
Minor cracks and leaks are easy enough for an experienced handyman to handle. However, knowing which cracks and leaks are minor and which require further analysis by an expert. We thoroughly assess brick cracks and leaks to decide the best approach to repair the damage.
Masonry cracks and leaks are often the result of the home settling. Shoring up the foundation may be necessary in addition to the crack repair. Similarly, masonry walls bear the brunt of supporting other structural elements. Repairing the brickwork properly is essential to ensuring the overall structural integrity of the Toronto brick home.