Expectations of Waterproofing

03/28/2009

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Expectations of Waterproofing Basement waterproofing contractors usually provide some form of drainage system as one of their services to solve a wet basement or crawlspace. While drainage is critical to solving water problems, it is also crucial that homeowners understand the purpose and limitations of waterproofing their homes. The definition of waterproofing is the process…

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Waterproofing Residential Foundations

03/14/2009

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Waterproofing Residential Foundations Many times the terms waterproofing and damp proofing are used interchangeably. The terms waterproofing and interior water diverting are also used interchangeably. All of these terms sound like they accomplish similar goals, though they do not. Understanding these terms is critical if you want to keep your foundation dry and structurally sound.…

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Wet Basements and Spring Rains

03/12/2009

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Wet Basements and Spring Rains Spring Home Improvement – Part 2 Water can cause many issues, so make sure that rain water is not running down the outside of your foundation walls. The best approach is to start at the top and work your way down. At the top is your guttering and downspouts. Gutters…

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Wet Basements & Spring Rains

03/10/2009

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Wet Basements & Spring Rains Spring Home Improvement – Part 1 With spring right around the corner, we all should start thinking about the potential for wet basements and crawlspaces. With spring come heavy and frequent rains.  These rains can and will create havoc under your home if you are not prepared. Gutters need cleaned,…

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