If you own a home, inspecting your basement should be part of your regular home maintenance projects. One of the most important things to check for being water or moisture in the basement. Wet basements can lead to so many problems. Ensuring that your basement is dry is well worth the effort. Don’t worry if […]
Many homeowners invest in basement waterproofing as an emergency measure. They wait until their basements are flooded with water to get in touch with a waterproofing contractor to repair the damage and waterproof the foundation.
It is a reactive approach to waterproofing your basement. If anything, you should have your basement inspected at least once a […]
A basement plays an important role in a home. You can use it to store water tanks, like a garage, like a laundry room, or as a living space among other uses. These functions are only possible if the basement is well maintained and in livable condition. Damp basements are not only unhealthy but also […]
If you’ve noticed cracks in your foundation walls, you’ll probably need to invest in foundation repair. One of the first steps to ensuring that you use the right method of foundation repair is to inspect your property. A visual inspection of your home will help you determine the root cause of the damage and ensure […]
A crawlspace that is consistently damp or wet can be a nightmare. With dampness come problems such as the growth of mold and mildew, which are associated with allergies and musty odors. In addition, high humidity in the crawlspace is conducive for the survival of various types of house mites that are associated with a […]
If you have decided that it is time to invest in crawlspace waterproofing, you may be wondering how to go about choosing a contractor. You don’t want to just choose the first company you find online. You want to do the appropriate research so you know you have chosen the perfect person for the job.
If you are a homeowner, the appearance of cracks on your building’s walls is something that can make you panic. This is because it is not always easy to determine the extent of damage to a building by merely looking at cracks.
However, knowing the different types of cracks and what they mean for your building […]
Springtime often is when homeowners decide to call a basement and foundation specialist to look at waterproofing issues. Do they know something you don’t? Not necessarily. The timing just happens to coincide with a season that sees an increase in rain in many regions as well as ground thawing, which produce saturated soil that presses […]
Many homeowners invest in foundation repair and expect long-term results with little effort. While some repair solutions do not directly require regular maintenance, it doesn’t mean that you’re off the hook. If you want the best results from your repair solution for the long term, you’ll need to prevent further damage from occurring. This means […]
Wall Cracks – Structural or Water Problem?
Have you spotted wall cracks in your basement? Before you work yourself into a panic, it is important to note that there are several solutions available for repairing cracks. Many of these solutions are actually affordable. The solution chosen will depend on whether the cracks are structural […]