Basements are prone to flooding and water damage, owing to the presence of ground water. Moisture and dampness in the basement can lead to the growth of mold and mildew. This can lead to rotting of the foundation which can weaken the entire structure. Waterproofing a basement becomes imperative, if you wish to alleviate the problems caused due to groundwater. However, most of the homeowners do not know the correct methods of basement waterproofing. As a result, they are often conned by contractors, who install substandard waterproofing equipments. Exterior basement waterproofing system is the best option of preventing water damage in basement.