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There are a lot of misconceptions about how wet basements happen in Chicago. Some homeowners think that the joint between a paved sidewalk or gangway and their home needs to be caulked to keep water out. Others have been told that because their home
One of the great things about living in Wilmette is the town’s proximity to Lake Michigan. Along with offering the beautiful beach and harbor at Gillson Park, the lake provides a scenic backdrop for the entire community.
Living alongside one of
It’s fall and lots of people will tell you it’s their favorite time of year in northwest Indiana. The temperatures cool down, kids go back to school and leaves on the trees change into beautiful reds and golds.
Oh, about those leaves.
We hear lots of theories from homeowners and even from experienced people in other construction trades about what causes (and what can prevent) a wet basement. In fact, we’ve written about some of these theories before, twice, and discussed why so many of them don&rsquo
Arrgh! I have water in my basement. Where did it come from?
Good question. There are several answers, each indicating a different type of water problem. And, each will require a different solution.What are the Sources of Basement Water Problems?
In a recent article, we talked about “first aid” for your unfinished basement water problems – what to do immediately when ground water infiltrates your basement. As big a mess as you may have on your hands with water in an unfinished basement, the problem is
You wake up to the sound of rain, heavy rain. The news on the bedside clock radio tells you that it’s been raining all night and should be ending shortly. It’s Saturday, so you start to roll over and go back