The installation of proper drainage systems surrounding the structure provides a safeguard against the impact of water accumulation and flooding during the rainy season. Soil erosion and shifting can be prevented.
Be on the look-out for signs of drainage problems, as a potential and probable threat to the foundation of a home. Contact us if you notice potential signs of drainage problems.
There are a number of indicators of drainage problems extant in a home. Some of the major ones the company listed are:
- Water pooling in a yard
- Rainwater accumulating on a rooftop
- Moisture seeping into a house
- Foundation cracks
Signs of any of the above indicate drainage problems. In addition to water damage resultant from the drainage problem, Julian Construction advises that foundation damage may also occur. A couple of the causes are:
- Expanding and contracting soil
- Water penetration of the existing walls
Julian Construction can install a drainage system to avoid drainage problems and foundation problems from poor drainage.