Everdry Waterproofing offers tips and advice treating a wet basement with basement waterproofing in Pittsburgh and surrounding communities.
Basements are typically the “forgotten” room in the house until there is a standing water issue. The basement can, and perhaps should be, a place that your family looks to if they are considering expanding the living space of the existing home. A basement can be turned into an in-law apartment, an office, a bedroom, […]
This is a question and a concern that the basement waterproofing professionals at Everdry hear on a regular basis. The answer to “why is my basement wet?” varies from home to home. Anyone who has dealt with a wet basement knows it is the bane of a homeowner’s existence!
Before you take steps to make any […]
Homeowners dread a wet basement, especially if the basement is finished; water in the home is not a man’s best friend.
If you’ve experienced a leaky basement, cracks in your foundation or water seepage, you may have searched for ways to resolve it on your own. Many hardware or big box stores offer waterproofing paint or […]
Termites are annoying, wood-destroying insects whose presence dates back to the dinosaurs. The NPMA estimates that termites, those 24/7 eating machines, cause $5 billion in property damage each year, damage that happens pretty quickly!
There are three major kinds of termites in the United States, dampwood, drywood and subterranean. Dampwood termites are generally found in heavily […]
According to an article in USA Today, insect damage is the #1 cause of financial loss in a home. Many homeowners find bugs in their home from time to time but a dark and damp basement provides the perfect residence for these little creatures! While most bugs are harmless, they can point to a bigger […]
Do you ever wonder why your basement leaks? One of the reasons may be hydrostatic pressure. Hydrostatic pressure is the pressure caused by underground springs, rivers, and fluctuating water tables as it exerts pressure on another object, in this case, your basement foundation. This pressure can create cracks in the foundation walls or can cause […]
After this past winter, most folks are happy to get out of the house and do some yard work! While you’re working around the home, it’s a good opportunity to inspect areas around your house to look for potential leaks or problems that could lead to water seepage in your home. Everdry offers a few […]