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Fighting basement moisture can be an ongoing battle. This area of your home is surrounded by moist soil and by basement walls that do little to keep that moisture out. Usually basements have small windows to help ventilate the area, but when do these ever get opened?
This blog is dedicated to educating the public about basement waterproofing. In it we talk about drain tile, exterior waterproofing membranes, sump pumps, crack injection, proper yard drainage and all the other techniques, repairs and equipment that help keep your basement dry.
You noticed a while ago that there’s a small foundation wall crack in your basement and you’ve been meaning to look into getting it fixed. Even with the best intentions, nothing got done and now, after a weekend of heavy rain, you see that
There are plenty of good reasons to take on regular maintenance tasks in and around your home. Repairing small problems prevents them from turning into bigger problems. Staying on top of maintenance helps your home function better and maintains a healthier living environment. Regular
Where would we be without TV? Actually, my question is where would we be without TV advertising?
There’d be no Mr. Whipple, no Tony the Tiger, no GEICO Gecko. And, there’d be no infomercials – no Popeil Pocket Fisherman, no Snuggy,
In a recent article, we talked about hydraulic cement and how, even though a poor basement waterproofing material, it seems to be the go-to product for many do-it-yourselfers. When it comes to ineffective weapons against water in your basement, hydraulic cement’s bewildering
Given the state of the economy, everybody these days is all about saving money. I certainly don’t blame a homeowner who wants to save money when they need a basement waterproofing solution but I do want to make sure that they don’t regret being,
If you’ve cruised the aisles of Lowe’s or Home Depot lately, you’ve probably seen various “waterproofing” products offered there. I’m sure that some are fine for the right limited application but I want to explain why you
OK, so we’re the basement waterproofing experts. We make our living by keeping our customers’ basements dry and their homes healthy. The work we do, for the most part, can’t (or shouldn’t) be done by a homeowner
In our business we provide basement waterproofing. Our goal is to keep all water completely off your basement floor so you can confidently use it for living space, storage or whatever else floats your boat (as long as it’s not in your basement!). There are
Do-it-yourself home improvement is all the rage these days, thanks to the DIY Network and TV personalities like Norm Abrams and Lou Manfredini. Personally, I prefer the direct, no-nonsense approach of Mike Holmes of “Holmes on Homes” for my DIY education, but this blog is not
At the beginning of the year, we started a basement waterproofing blog called “Basement Matters”. Our main goal behind the blog was to educate homeowners by publishing fresh and original articles and videos drawing from our 55 years of experience. As a part of the project,
When a homeowner walks into their basement and discovers WATER EVERYWHERE, one of the first thoughts that come to mind is that the sump pump failed. They automatically assume that either the power went out or the pump was on its last leg.