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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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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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10 Most Popular Articles about Basement Waterproofing Solutions

Sep 4, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

Today, my friends, Basement Matters achieves a milestone – this is our 100th post! That’s 100 informative, educational articles designed to make you a better, more educated consumer of basement waterproofing services, not just from my company but from any company anywhere. I estimate that we have written 75,000 words...

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Basement Waterproofing Solutions: Plan for your Finished Basement

Basement Waterproofing Solutions: Plan for your Finished Basement

Aug 24, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and add some badly needed living space to your home by finishing the basement. You’ve drawn up a plan, set a budget and hired a contractor. You’re all set. Not so fast. I didn’t hear you mention anything about waterproofing the basement first...

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