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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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Tags: basement waterproofing solutions, basement waterproofing facts, diy basement waterproofing

Basement Waterproofing Problems: DIY Foundation Crack Repair

Basement Waterproofing Problems: DIY Foundation Crack Repair

Oct 16, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

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 water is seeping into your...

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Tags: foundation cracks, cracks in basement walls, interior foundation crack repair, diy basement waterproofing

4 Home Maintenance Tips to Help Prevent Basement Seepage

4 Home Maintenance Tips to Help Prevent Basement Seepage

Aug 10, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

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 care makes your home and...

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Tags: basement waterproofing solutions, most common problems, diy basement waterproofing

Is Waterproofing Paint a Good Basement Waterproofing Material?

Is Waterproofing Paint a Good Basement Waterproofing Material?

Aug 3, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

  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 popularity is matched only by one other...

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Tags: diy basement waterproofing, basement waterproofing materials, waterproofing paint

How to Save Money on Basement Waterproofing

How to Save Money on Basement Waterproofing

Aug 1, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

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, as the old saying goes...

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Tags: basement waterproofing solutions, basement waterproofing costs, how to choose a waterproofing company, diy basement waterproofing

Basement Waterproofing Solutions: What’s Wrong with Hydraulic Cement?

Basement Waterproofing Solutions: What’s Wrong with Hydraulic Cement?

Jul 27, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

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 should stay away from one oddly popular product if you want to...

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Tags: basement waterproofing solutions, diy basement waterproofing, basement waterproofing materials

4 Things You Can Do Yourself to Prevent Basement Seepage Problems

4 Things You Can Do Yourself to Prevent Basement Seepage Problems

Jul 25, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

  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 because they just don’t have the skills, tools or materials to do...

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Tags: basement waterproofing facts, sump pumps, diy basement waterproofing, overflowing rain gutters, downspout extension

Basement Dewatering Channels – Rarely the Answer to a Leaky Basement

Apr 27, 2012 • By Matthew Stock.

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 a few companies who...

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Tags: basement waterproofing solutions, drain tile, interior drain tile, drain tile in basement, diy basement waterproofing, basement dewatering channel

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