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6 Signs It’s Time to Waterproof

The basement can be one of the most valuable spaces in your home. That's why it's important to waterproof it and make sure that you're protecting all of the work you put into renovating this space. There are so many benefits you'll get from waterproofing, including lower insurance rates, less wear and tear on your [...]

Exterior Waterproofing

When you have a leak in your basement, you might think that the best thing to do is tackle the problem from the inside. When people think of basement waterproofing, they often think of interior sump pump drainage solutions and perhaps even some waterproof paint. However, interior waterproofing is often not enough on its own [...]

 3 Common Household Molds

Mold is an unsightly but very common issue in New Jersey homes. Although it’s a common issue, it’s important to tackle it early because it can cause health problems, as well as damaging the surfaces where it is present. As it grows, mold releases tiny spores into the air, that you and your family could [...]

Waterproof Paint Won’t Prevent A Wet Basement

Waterproof paint sounds perfect. It’s easy to apply and it’s inexpensive. Surely applying it to your basement walls will solve your damp basement problem? Or prevent one from ever occurring? Unfortunately not. While waterproof paint and coatings can play a part in the basement waterproofing process, they’re not enough on their own to keep your [...]

How to Control Basement Moisture

Basement moisture can come from a variety of sources, and it’s often an ongoing problem. This area of your home is surrounded by moist soil, a fact that does not help in basement moisture control. This can make your basement unusable, or it can cause damage to a finished living space or storage area. Having [...]

How Much Does It Cost to Fix a Foundation Leak?

Like most things in your life, your home relies on a solid foundation. The basement and foundation of your home support it and prevents it from serious damage. Maintaining your foundation is one of the most fundamental tasks of every homeowner, and you should routinely check for any damage to your house. So, when your [...]

Basement Checklist for Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is upon us, and it's time protect your basement. To say that water is capable of doing major damage to your basement is an understatement. Add to that the force of wind and potentially heavier than usual rainfall, and the problems you could be facing with your basement repairs could be rather costly. To [...]

How Much Does A Sump Pump Cost?

If you are like most homeowners, there is nothing worse than finding that your basement flooded after a torrential rain. Worse yet is when your basement gets flooded and there is no obvious reason there are inches of water on your basement floor. This type of unexpected disaster can result in the thousands of dollars [...]

Does Your House Need A French Drain?

Do You Need A French Drain On Your Property? A French drain may sound like a complex plumbing tool, but a French drain is a simplified drain that will protect your home and landscaping. You can drain your property with a French drain you build yourself, or you may commission a drain from your local [...]

Winter Thaw: 5 Tips to Keep Your Basement Dry

Has winter come to your home with a vengeance? You're right to be worried. Snow, sleet and ice can collect at the lowest levels of your home and do serious damage to its structural integrity, so it's important to protect your basement at all costs. Here are just five tips for keeping it nice and [...]