How Does a Sump Pump Work

08/24/2022

Waterproofing

How Does a Sump Pump Work? If you have a basement, then you need a sump pump! A sump pump is an essential piece of equipment for keeping your basement dry. It works by pumping water out of the sump pit and sending it away from your home. Let’s take a look at how sump…

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What is a French Drain?

08/15/2022

Waterproofing

What is a French Drain? Managing the drainage around your home is essential when it comes to protecting your foundation. Pooling water can cause problems like unpleasant smells and mud, but it can also lead to serious issues, such as a wet basement, standing water that attracts harmful bacteria and pests, and mold. Investing in…

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Do You Have Mold in Your Crawl Space? Here’s What to Do

07/26/2022

Crawl Space Repair, Waterproofing

Mold can be a huge problem in crawl spaces. Not only is mold unsightly, but it can also be dangerous to your health. If you think you may have mold in your crawl space, it’s important to act immediately. Look at the 5 signs of mold in your crawl space with My Foundation Repairs, as…

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What are the Best Basement Waterproofing Methods for My State?

11/20/2021

All Articles, Waterproofing

WHAT ARE THE BEST BASEMENT WATERPROOFING METHODS FOR MY STATE? A wet basement is a nightmare for any homeowner. Not only do you have to deal with cleaning up the water, but a wet basement can lead to all sorts of structural problems for your home and health issues for your family. Basement waterproofing is…

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How Long Does Basement Waterproofing Last?

10/20/2021

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Waterproofing

HOW LONG DOES BASEMENT WATERPROOFING LAST? A flooded basement can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. On top of having to pay for any repairs and future protection against flooding, you also have to deal with the logistics of finding basement waterproofing that is best for your location and situation. There are a variety of basement…

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How Much Does Basement Waterproofing Cost?

10/10/2021

All Articles, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Waterproofing

How Much Does Basement Waterproofing Cost? Basement waterproofing is one of those things that can save you a lot of money in the long run if you’re proactive. There are a variety of measures you can take to mitigate waterproofing costs so that you aren’t blindsided by basement waterproofing down the road. We advise budgeting…

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Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance?

09/20/2021

All Articles, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Home and Foundation Cracks, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance? Is basement waterproofing covered by insurance? The short answer is no, but there are a few policies or endorsements that you may want to consider if you live in an area prone to flooding or if you would like to prepare for the worst. Insurance Endorsements Although basement waterproofing…

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Which Basement Waterproofing System Is Best?

09/10/2021

All Articles, Commercial Foundation Repair, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

WHICH BASEMENT WATERPROOFING SYSTEM IS BEST? There are several basement waterproofing methods available to homeowners hoping to prevent flooding and water damage from disrupting their home. However, the answer to which system is best is…complicated. The short answer is: installing a combination of waterproofing methods, as well as effective landscaping and drainage, so that your…

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Does Basement Waterproofing Increase Home Value?

08/24/2021

All Articles, Crawl Space Repair, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

DOES BASEMENT WATERPROOFING INCREASE HOME VALUE? The value of your home is multifaceted and complex. Our homes represent so much more than a material investment; they hold memories of baby’s first steps, high school graduations, or the celebration of holidays around a dinner table filled with family and friends. Nonetheless, when it comes time to…

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What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement

07/26/2021

All Articles, Finding a Foundation Contractor, Foundation Repair, Residential Foundation Repair, Seasonal Foundation Concerns, Waterproofing

What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement Although you might find mold unsightly, there’s another big problem with it – it’s dangerous. Mold can cause respiratory problems, as well as fatigue, confusion, and sleep disturbances. Therefore, as you can see, it’s not merely an aesthetic concern. Here is some information on identifying…

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