Bathroom Remodeling in CO & NM, including Grand Junction, Durango & Farmington, NM.

Consider Waterproofing Before Finishing

Waterproofing & Finishing

Are you finishing a wet basement? A basement waterproofer from Basement Systems, our sister company, should be consulted first. Fill out our Free Estimate form, and we'll put you in touch with your local contractor.

Never Disregard a Water Leak in your Basement Prior to Finishing

One of the most daunting challenges about finishing a basement is managing existing moisture and flooding in the space. If you have a damp or wet basement, then sooner or later, whatever organic materials you store in the space are going to be ruined.

Silver River Basement Systems can help you plan a finished basement that won't leak and will manage potential floods and humidity. Call or e-mail them today for a free, no-obligation basement design quote! They serve the Colorado & New Mexico area, including Grand Junction, Farmington NM, Durango and nearby.

Even if your basement has never flooded before, the threat of a flood is ever-present in a basement. Groundwater is only half of your problem- there's also a wide variety of potential plumbing failures throughout your home.

And when water floods upstairs, it's going to flow downstairs-- right into your finished basement.

You can protect your finished basmeent, starting now. Follow these two simple steps to make sure your basement looks beautiful-- and stays that way.

Waterproofing and Finishing Your Basement in Colorado & New Mexico

Flooded basement mess from finished space in Fruitland

Flooded Finished Basement

The Total Basement Finishing System uses only waterproof products when we remodel your basement. However, what you put in your basement after it's finished could stil be damaged..

Step 1: Waterproof the Basement

Basement water means big problems for your finised space. Flooding and humidity will lead to mold, rot, and odors in the space, which ruins the space as a comfortable living area. Even an ocassional flood can leave lingering problems, and mold can begin to grow in as little as 24-48 hours.

If your basement has ever flooded, you can be sure it's going to again. And even if your basement finishing products are waterproof, not everything you put in your finished basement will be.

What you can do:

  • Install a full permieter drainage system
  • Install a sump pump system with a battery backup
  • Repair any leaking cracks
  • Fix leaking basement windows
  • Install a vapor barrier on your walls and floors.

A dy basement will be ready for finishing. Otherwise, you may be building a major problem that will emerge later on down the road. Call or e-mail us today to get a free basement finishing quote!

Quick Tip: When you waterproof your basement, follow up with a basement dehumidifier. Choose one that's self-draining and energy efficient, and your home will be dry, odor-free, and much more comfortable.

Step 2: Use Waterproof Finishing Products

Organic Materials Found in Finished Basements

Drywall and Greenboard Laytex Paint Paper Products
Carpet Wood Cloth/String
Fiberglass Dyes and Resins Glues and Adhesives Leather

Even with a basement waterproofing system in place, your basement will easily flood if there's an issue with your plumbing.

And with so much plumbing in your home, that kind of an issue is just be a matter of time.

Avoid using any organic materials in your basement finishing system. Organic products are susceptible to mold and moisture damage, and they can become irreparably damaged in a flood.

Materials such as fiberglass use dyes in their products are also susceptible to staining, as these dyes will seep forward and stain their cloth covering

The Total Basement Finishing System, installed by Silver River Basement Systems in the Colorado & New Mexico area, uses only inorganic materials in their basement finishing system. Each of their products includes a written warranty for mold and moisture damage resistance, and the walls and flooring are completely undamaged by water. Don't wait to get started on your basement finishing- call or contact us online today for a free basement finishing quote!

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Serving CO & NM including the Greater Grand Junction area
Our Colorado & New Mexico Service Area
Cities in Alamosa County, CO
Alamosa
Hooper
Mosca

Cities in Archuleta County, CO
Arboles
Chromo
Pagosa Springs

Cities in Conejos County, CO
Antonito
Capulin
Conejos
La Jara
Manassa
Romeo
Sanford

Cities in Custer County, CO
Westcliffe
Wetmore

Cities in Delta County, CO
Austin
Cedaredge
Cory
Crawford
Delta
Eckert
Hotchkiss
Lazear
Paonia

Cities in Dolores County, CO
Cahone
Dove Creek
Rico

Cities in Fremont County, CO
Canon City
Coal Creek
Coaldale
Cotopaxi
Florence
Hillside
Howard
Penrose
Rockvale

Cities in Gunnison County, CO
Almont
Crested Butte
Gunnison
Ohio City
Parlin
Pitkin
Powderhorn
Somerset

Cities in Hinsdale County, CO
Lake City

Cities in La Plata County, CO
Bayfield
Durango

Cities in Mesa County, CO
Clifton
Collbran
De Beque
Fruita
Gateway
Glade Park
Grand Junction
Loma
Mack
Mesa
Molina
Palisade
Whitewater

Cities in Mineral County, CO
Creede

Cities in Montezuma County, CO
Cortez
Dolores
Lewis
Mancos
Mesa Verde National Park
Pleasant View
Towaoc
Yellow Jacket

Cities in Montrose County, CO
Bedrock
Cimarron
Montrose
Naturita
Nucla
Olathe
Paradox
Redvale

Cities in Ouray County, CO
Ouray
Ridgway

Cities in Rio Grande County, CO
Center

Cities in Saguache County, CO
Crestone
Moffat
Saguache
Sargents
Villa Grove

Cities in San Juan County, CO
Silverton

Cities in San Miguel County, CO
Egnar
Norwood
Ophir
Placerville
Telluride

Cities in Rio Arriba County, NM
Abiquiu
Alcalde
Canjilon
Canones
Cebolla
Chama
Chimayo
Cordova
Coyote
Dixon
Dulce
El Rito
Embudo
Espanola
Gallina
Hernandez
La Madera
Lindrith
Los Ojos
Medanales
Petaca
Tierra Amarilla
Truchas
Vallecitos
Velarde
Youngsville

Cities in San Juan County, NM
Aztec
Blanco
Bloomfield
Farmington
Flora Vista
Fruitland
Kirtland
La Plata
Nageezi
Navajo Dam
Newcomb
Sanostee
Sheep Springs
Shiprock
Waterflow

Our Locations:

Silver River Basement Systems
P.O. Box 905
Ship:1871 North Hwy. 149
Lake City, CO 81235
1-970-238-8873