Everdry Waterproofing offers tips and advice treating a wet basement with basement waterproofing in Pittsburgh and surrounding communities.
Wet basements often occur as a result of water seeping into the basement through cracks as well as crevices in the walls. It can, therefore, seem counterproductive to drill holes in walls. However, these holes (also known as weep holes) are an effective way to protect your basement from flooding.
What Are Weep Holes?
Concrete blocks […]
Foundation cracks are enough to send a homeowner into a panic, but there are times when they are not as bad as you might imagine. Some cracks are aesthetically unpleasant but don’t really present too much of a problem. There are many cases where horizontal cracks are far less serious than other types. However, just […]
There are some facts about your crawlspace that you may not want to know. However, it is important that you understand some things about that area so that you can protect your health and your home. Don’t worry; what you are about to learn is easily remedied by crawlspace waterproofing. Best of all, it’s not […]
There is nothing good about wet basements. You have to spend thousands of dollars on repair and waterproofing. A damp basement may also mean damage to property stored in the basement as well as health risks to your household.
If you have a wet basement, here are facts about wet basements that you should know and […]
Do you want to put your home on the market? Does it have a leaky basement? There are many flaws that buyers can overlook when purchasing a home. Wet basements aren’t one of them. Buyers are wary of homes that have foundation issues. You may, therefore, find it difficult to sell your home if it […]
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 […]
Are you considering selling your home? If you’ve ever bought or sold a home in the past, you know that every little thing counts toward your home equity. Things that you’ve lived with for years may seem insignificant to you but a home buyer will looks at these details when considering your home.
Some people don’t view a […]
Cinder block foundation walls can be troublesome for homeowners. Rainy and snowy weather combined with an older home makes for a less than ideal situation that may lead to a leaky basement in Pittsburgh and other communities. Because there are more points of weakness in a cinder block wall foundation, they can be more troublesome […]
Ben Franklin’s saying “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” reminds us that it is much easier to do something to prevent a problem than to deal with it after it has happened. This is true when it comes to many areas of life, including taking care of your home.
One area that […]