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Basement Waterproofing in Pittsburgh, PA

A wet basement affects the health and safety of the rest of your house. Protect your Pittsburgh basement with reliable waterproofing solutions only available from Baker’s Waterproofing.

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Pittsburgh Local Office

Baker’s Waterproofing
5 Industrial Rd., Building A
Washington, PA 15301
(412) 838-4948

Hours of Operation
Monday – Thursday: 7 am – 9 pm
Friday: 7 am – 7 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 7 pm
Sunday: Noon – 8 pm

Basement Waterproofing in Pittsburgh, PA

Basements are versatile areas that can be used for everything from laundry and storage to additional bedrooms and entertainment spaces. You shouldn’t have to worry about any belongings suffering from water damage, which is why it is important to properly waterproof your Pittsburgh home’s basement. Leaking walls and mold growth, however, are common in these below-grade areas because of Pittsburgh’s frequent rain and array of unstable soil. 

Don’t live in fear of losing your possessions or your home’s value whenever it rains. Baker’s Waterproofing has the best solutions and nearly 50 years of experience needed to repair your basement and protect its longevity. 

THE BAKER’S WATERPROOFING PROCESS

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One of our contact center representatives will reach out to you to determine your problem and set the best time for one of our certified field inspectors to visit your home.

Consult with our certified inspector


Our certified field inspector will visit your home to observe the problems in your home and inspect other areas of your home that may have been impacted.

Installation of customized solutions


Our professional production crew installs patented, American-made solutions in each home with care and strives to leave the area better than we found it.

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Basement Problem Signs in Pittsburgh

The most apparent indications that something is wrong with the basement of your Pittsburgh home are standing, seeping, or flooding water. However, there are many other problem signs you might notice in your basement. Efflorescence, mold, condensation, excessive humidity, musty or unpleasant odors, wet walls and floors, plumbing floods, and flooding stairs are some of the typical basement damage symptoms. Some problems might be difficult to spot, so if you are unsure about their appearance or the potential severity of the situation, we suggest having a thorough inspection performed by one of our qualified experts. 

Causes of Basement Damage in Pittsburgh

Basement problems arise due to a variety of causes. Internal leaks from plumbing pipes or a faulty sump pump are a couple of sources, but the clay bowl effect and hydrostatic pressure are the most common causes of basement damage like leaks. The latter two factors are related to how your home was built and how Pittsburgh’s damp climate and challenging soils affect it. Your basement walls are more likely to experience issues from hydrostatic pressure if the soil surrounding them is loose, which produces an artificial water table. This is typical for homes because of Pittsburgh’s average annual rainfall of 38 inches and 28 inches of snow, as well as the varied silt loam, silty clay loam, and clay soils. 

Basement Waterproofing Solutions in Pittsburgh

Every Pittsburgh house is different, and each will need its own unique set of repairs. Baker’s Waterproofing provides a variety of permanent basement waterproofing solutions that are fully customizable to meet your specific needs. These include interior drainage, sump pumps, dehumidifiers, wall vapor barriers, backup sump pumps, and anti-freeze discharge line attachments. Each solution has its own advantages, and they are designed to work together as a comprehensive basement waterproofing system. All the products we install also are made in the United States and carry long-term, nationally backed, transferrable warranties. 

Why Choose Baker’s Waterproofing

In Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas, Baker’s Waterproofing has been the go-to source for basement waterproofing for almost 50 years. As longtime residents and employees of the region, our highly qualified and experienced team is aware with the difficulties local homeowners face such as the persistent rain and problematic soil and how they affect home safety. In addition to earning several honors like the Top Workplaces Award, we have received praise from thousands of homeowners who have trusted us with their most valuable asset, their home. 

Don’t let a damp, moldy basement ruin the rest of your house. Schedule an appointment for your free inspection and estimate with one of our experienced specialists by contacting Baker’s Waterproofing today. For many years, we have assisted Pittsburgh homeowners in making their houses safer and healthier, and we are prepared to assist you as well. 

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PROUDLY SERVING EASTERN, CENTRAL & WESTERN PA AND NORTHERN WEST VIRGINIA - INCLUDING PITTSBURGH, MORGANTOWN, ALLENTOWN, HARRISBURG, SCRANTON, LANCASTER, & ALTOONA

Central PA

3819 N Susquehanna Trail
Shamokin Dam, PA  17876

Harrisburg

922 North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Pittsburgh

5 Industrial Road, Building A
Washington, PA 15301