Which Basement Waterproofing System Is Best?

09/10/2021

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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

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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

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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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Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry

07/19/2021

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Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry 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…

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What Is Hydrostatic Pressure?

05/10/2021

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What Is Hydrostatic Pressure? 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.…

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Basement Water: 10 Causes

04/26/2021

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BASEMENT WATER: 10 CAUSES 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,…

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Benefits Of Winter Foundation Repair

12/14/2020

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Benefits Of Winter Foundation Repair Months Of Winter Winter runs from mid-December through mid-March. During this season, there are more benefits of winter foundation repair than one might think. Moreover, winter months tend to be slower for foundation repair companies. In general, because of the colder weather and multitude of holiday gatherings, people tend to…

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A Dry Basement is the Best Christmas Gift

12/14/2020

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A Dry Basement is the Best Christmas Gift 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,…

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What to Do for a Chipping Foundation

11/13/2020

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What to Do for a Chipping Foundation 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…

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Creating a Warm and Comfortable Basement

10/22/2020

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Creating a Warm and Comfortable Basement Basements and concrete slabs are the largest sources of moisture in your home. The pores in concrete do not only let in moisture, but they actively draw it inside by capillary action. The average basement lets in 18 gallons of moisture each day, several times more than your bathrooms…

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