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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 [...]

Why Do Basements Flood?

New Jersey and Delaware residents are no strangers to the dangers of flooding. But even in neighborhoods where coastal flooding is unlikely, your basement could be at risk of unwanted water. So what’s causing it? Some common reasons are: Poor drainage If the drainage surrounding your property is poor, water can collect in the soil [...]

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 [...]

Basement Trends For 2021

Renovating your basement is a great way to create extra space in your home, add value to your property, and create a new and exciting space. Oh, and did you know that a basement remodel can offer up to a 70% return on investment? As a result, basement remodeling has continued to increase in popularity, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]