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Basement Crack Repair - 6 Things You Need To Know

Dec 8, 2016 • By Matthew Stock with Mike Likvan.

Your foundation walls are designed to support the weight of your house and to resist moisture that’s surrounding them. When foundations work, you get to live in a stable and dry environment. When they crack, moisture seeps into your basement; it damages valuables like carpeting, keepsakes, and furniture; it...

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Buying a Flipped House? 4 Things to Look Out For

Jun 1, 2016 • By Matthew Stock.

Shiny new appliances, new siding, new cabinets and beautiful new floors, what is there not to love? The house is in the right location, has the right look and the price is right…time to put in an offer right? Not so fast, unfortunately there can be a lot of...

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Rain Barrel Problems – 3 Things To Consider Before You Buy

May 11, 2016 • By Matthew Stock with Mike Likvan.

Rain barrels are a way some homeowners use to save money by capturing rain to water their gardens and lawns and wash their cars. But there’s another side to these containers that can cause serious headaches beyond the commonly known rain barrel problems (like roofs contaminating the water, the...

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The Best Foundation Waterproofing? 5 Things To Consider

Apr 26, 2016 • By Matthew Stock with Mike Likvan.

If you’ve noticed seepage in your basement and are wondering what is the best way to handle it, this article is for you. With so many options to pick from, it can be difficult to sort through them to decide on the best foundation waterproofing method. This is why...

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The Best Sump Pump – 5 Things To Know Before You Buy

Apr 19, 2016 • By Matthew Stock with Mike Likvan.

Your sump pump is the heart of your home’s ground water drainage system. If it fails you’re only one storm away from a potentially expensive flooded basement. This is why it’s important to look for the very best sump pump. Finding the right pump can be difficult however, because manufacturers...

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How to Waterproof a Basement the Wrong Way

How to Waterproof a Basement the Wrong Way

Nov 27, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

  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. As we go about our business in the...

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Basement Waterproofing - Frequently Asked Questions

Basement Waterproofing - Frequently Asked Questions

Nov 13, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

I’ve been in the basement waterproofing business for a long time and I’ve been in thousands of homes and talked to thousands of customers who were concerned about their basements and often about the structural integrity of their homes. As I’m sure you can imagine, those homeowners asked a lot...

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