Leaky Basement? Should You Put Off Waterproofing It? A leaky basement is quite an annoyance. Basement leakage and excess moisture at the very least can cause a stinky mildew smell, mold growth, and the inability to use some or all of your
Basement Wall Membrane – An Important Aspect of Exterior Waterproofing If you have researched exterior basement waterproofing, you may have learned that a basement wall membrane is an integral part of a typical exterior system. Depending
Damp Basement Walls? What is Your Best Waterproofing Option? Damp basement walls can cause a lot of headaches. If your basement includes a finished living area, excess moisture can ruin drywall, carpet, and more. Dampness can contribute to
Clogged Gutters – How They Affect Your Basement We regularly meet customers that have a basement water problem that is simply caused by issues with their gutters. We have briefly discussed clogged gutters in previous blog posts. But fall is in
Sump Pump Battery Backup- Do I Need it? If you are planning to waterproof your basement or replace an existing sump pump, you may be considering a sump pump battery backup system. There is of course a lot of benefit to having a backup system.
Flooded Basement? A flooded basement can be overwhelmingly stressful and downright devastating. If your basement is finished, thousands of dollars in building materials can be lost. Irreplaceable photographs or priceless family heirlooms may
Foundation Piering Systems – A Basic Overview If you have done your research, by now you have realized that there are a variety of foundation piering systems. The purpose of this blog is to give a basic overview of the most commonly used
Basement Waterproofing DIY – Is it Worth the Time and Money? This article is not a sales pitch or a scare tactic to try to persuade you from attempting a basement waterproofing DIY project. Our goal here is for educational purposes only.
Basement Waterproofing Methods If you have been shopping around for a basement waterproofing contractor, by now you may have several proposals that all suggest a different way to “fix” your leaky basement. Why are there so many
Basement Moisture – How to Keep it to a Minimum Keeping basement moisture under control is important for several reasons. First of all, too much moisture over an extended period of time can lead to structural issues. Secondly, moisture