Local home waterproofing experts RCC Waterproofing talk to eieihome.com about the importance of preparing for fall with waterproofing services.
It’s been a dry summer here in Toronto but that can only mean one thing, the rain is coming this fall! The only question left is whether or not your home is ready for when those wet days starting rolling in. The impending rainy season will expose any deficiencies in your home’s foundation and sump pump functionality and, if those deficiencies exist, the result may include costly and unpleasant flooding. Here at eieihome.com we want to make sure that doesn’t happen to you, so we sat down with Tony Romanelli of RCC Waterproofing, a long-time GTA leader in the waterproofing services industry.
More than water: “Many basements in Toronto aren’t waterproofed.” Romanelli says. It’s not just about the water either, as the homes in Toronto continue to age, structural concerns are
becoming more prominent and may lead to penetration of soil, gas and unwanted pests.
Preventative Medicine: “People change roof shingles when they see visible signs of deterioration, but it does not work like that with foundations.” Romanelli explains. Unlike with a roof, you can’t easily identify foundation problems until it is too late.
Don’t be fooled: “Just because you have not yet had a leak, it does not mean your basement is waterproofed.” Romanelli explains. You should not wait until your basement leaks to have your foundation assessed, especially if it is finished and lived in.
Protect your investment: “If you have an older home or have heavily invested in your basement, you should be going above and beyond to ensure it is waterproofed.” Romanelli says. If you aren’t sure if you’re protected, RCC can assess your foundation and provide an estimate free of charge.
Be Proactive: If you wait until it is too late to waterproof your home, you may be forced to rely on a less reputable contractor to address the issue (depending on availability) in addition to dealing with costly damage. Do things on your terms, and go with a reputable contractor like RCC.
RCC Waterproofing is a third generation family run company that has been around for nearly a century. They pride themselves on the quality of their work and the strong familial bonds within the organization. If you still haven’t waterproofed your home, it is time to consider reaching out to RCC for a free estimate and inspection. Go with the local name with extensive experience in foundation problems and contact RCC Waterproofing via their listing here on eieihome.com