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Three Tips for a Dry Basement This Spring

Spring is on the way, which means April showers alongside a little more sunshine. The harsh winter weather will soon be behind us, but that doesn’t mean that we can rest on our laurels when it comes to basement waterproofing. Until there’s a problem – like a flooded basement, or mold, most homeowners don’t give [...]

Why You Should Never DIY Your Basement Waterproofing

Thinking of doing some DIY basement waterproofing? When it comes to DIY, some things are just more satisfying to do for yourself. Installing shelving, painting your interior or exterior walls, and even upcycling your old furniture are all great things to give a try. However, there are some things that it's never a good idea [...]

How The Cold Winter Weather Affects Your Basement

In the winter your home is a wonderful escape from the cold temperatures outside. There’s nothing better than getting cosy on the couch with a hot drink and a roaring fire while the snow falls outside. However, the cold temperatures can put your home at risk. In the worst case they can even affect the [...]

By |December 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Dangers of Ignoring Foundation Problems

It goes without saying that the foundations of your home are incredibly important. It’s important to identify and resolve any structural problems within your home quickly, especially when it comes to the foundation of your property. If there is an issue with the foundations in your home and you don't do anything about it, it [...]

Basement Waterproofing Tips for the Fall

With the changing colors of the leaves comes the colder weather, and more rain. Here’s our best basement waterproofing tips to help you prevent water from leaking into your basement and keep it dry throughout the fall. 1. Clear Your Gutters and Downspouts of Debris One of the main causes of water leaking into your [...]

By |September 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dealing with Mold After Basement Flooding

If your basement floods, your priority is to remove the water and dry the area out. However, once the water is gone, one of the most important things to do after basement flooding is to check for any signs of mold or fungus. Getting mold under control early can help prevent a more significant problem [...]

By |September 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Battling Basement Condensation This Summer

Spring rain and winter storms are obvious trouble points for keeping your basement dry. However, the summer can be just as challenging if you don’t know how to prevent the hotter days from causing more basement woes. Has this ever happened to you? It’s a wonderful day outside, so you open your basement windows to [...]

Why Waterproofing Your Basement is a Sound Investment

Have you considered waterproofing your basement, but put it off because of the cost? If so, you’re not alone – especially if you’ve not yet had problems with a leaky or flooded basement. For many homeowners, the basement is an afterthought until there’s a problem that needs fixing. However, investing in waterproofing your basement might [...]

Basement Maintenance Tips For Spring

The temperature is rising, and summer is on the way. Spring is a great time to refresh your home, do some spring cleaning – and it’s also a great time to do some basement maintenance to help keep your basement dry all year-round. Check your seals Areas that provide potential access for water into your [...]