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Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance?

Is Basement Waterproofing Covered by Insurance?

20 Sep 1:30 pm by MikeMalina

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 isn’t directly covered by insurance, it […] READ MORE

Which Basement Waterproofing System Is Best?

Which Basement Waterproofing System Is Best?

10 Sep 1:23 pm by MikeMalina

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 home is prepared for anything. If […] READ MORE

Does Basement Waterproofing Increase Home Value?

Does Basement Waterproofing Increase Home Value?

24 Aug 4:50 pm by MikeMalina

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 sell, it’s wise to make sure […] READ MORE

What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement

What To Do When You Find Mold in Your Basement

26 Jul 3:48 pm by MikeMalina

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 it, to begin with, as well as how to treat […] READ MORE

Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry

Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry

19 Jul 5:37 pm by MikeMalina

Maintaining can often feel like a tedious task. Whether it be big or small there is always something that needs to be fixed. A common issue many homeowners run into is a leaking or flooding basement. Something that homeowners that may not know is that leaking or flooding may be because of a faulty foundation. […] READ MORE

What Is Hydrostatic Pressure?

What Is Hydrostatic Pressure?

10 May 3:03 pm by MikeMalina

Hydrostatic pressure occurs when underground soils begin to shift. Unfortunately, shifting soils beneath and around your home can cause many issues with your foundation. Why does this happen? To put it simply, excess rainfall causes the soils around your home to be saturated and leaves the water with nowhere to go. Consequently, this causes unnecessary […] READ MORE

Basement Water: 10 Causes

Basement Water: 10 Causes

26 Apr 1:54 pm by MikeMalina

10 Causes of Water in Your Basement Your basement may be damp, it may be musty, and there may even be puddles on the floor. So how does water get into your basement? Water follows gravity and prefers the path of least resistance. If there’s a gap, crack, or open space, water will find its […] READ MORE

A Dry Basement is the Best Christmas Gift

A Dry Basement is the Best Christmas Gift

14 Dec 2:18 pm by MikeMalina

This Christmas, the gifts under your tree might not be as important as the gift under your feet. Investing in waterproofing to ensure a dry basement is one of the best, longest-lasting presents you can give your family. In the classic 12 Days of Christmas holiday song, the seventh item on the list is “7 […] READ MORE

What to Do for a Chipping Foundation

What to Do for a Chipping Foundation

13 Nov 11:23 pm by MikeMalina

Foundations can deteriorate and chip, or flake off. This kind of deterioration of concrete is known as spalling. A chipping foundation also signifies other moisture-related issues. Therefore, it’s important to have this problem inspected as soon as possible. What Causes a Foundation to Chip or Crumble? Aside from poor finishing techniques and improper curing, this […] READ MORE

Creating a Warm and Comfortable Basement

Creating a Warm and Comfortable Basement

22 Oct 3:51 pm by MikeMalina

Eliminate moisture in your basement by installing an effective waterproofing system. This will keep your basement walls dry and prevent foundation repairs. READ MORE

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