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Nearly three years ago we established this Learning Center to share information about basement waterproofing and foundation repair. Thousands of readers have benefitted from this blog – we’ve heard from homeowners all over the United States, Canada and points farther away. I guess that despite
This post marks the 200th edition of “Basement Matters,” the blog designed to educate homeowners and consumers about basement waterproofing and foundation repair. With an estimated average of 750 words per post, that’s 150,000 words of solid information on issues important to homeowners
Chicago. City of the Big Shoulders. Hog Butcher for the World. Land of Leaky Basements.
OK, so there’s not much hog-butchering going on in town since the Stockyards shut down, but the other two descriptions are still valid.
The most common cause of basement water seepage in poured concrete foundations is a vertical crack. While repairing cracks from the exterior was the original remedy, the most common repair method today is filling and sealing the crack from the inside, commonly referred to as crack injection.
You can tell it’s spring because all the signs are there: daffodils, baseball, allergies -- and “For Sale” signs popping up on front lawns. As we continue to struggle with economic recovery, selling a home is a tough job in most parts
When I started “Basement Matters” a few months ago, I did so with one goal in mind – to educate homeowners, real estate agents, home inspectors and others involved with home improvement and repair about the right way to do basement waterproofing.
In order to achieve your goal of a dry basement, a little teamwork between you (the homeowner) and the basement waterproofing company that you end up hiring can go a long way. A real long way. We were all born with two ears and one mouth.
My name is Matthew Stock. Welcome aboard. I will be your captain on this flight.
U.S. Waterproofing is my family’s business. I am the third generation owner and run the day to day operation with my father Jerry and partner