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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Do you know what the humidity levels in your home are? It's something many homeowners don't think about, but monitoring and managing the humidity levels in your home can have lots of benefits. The ideal humidity is between 40% and 60% humidity. Air that's too humid, or air that's too dry can cause these three [...]
Cracking in basement walls and floors isn’t only a problem in older houses, it’s reasonably common in newer homes too. Read on to discover what to do if you suspect your foundation is leaking.
Luckily, spring is only around the corner, but there are still a few more weeks of winter left, and it’s important to stay vigilant for the typical winter causes of a leaky basement. With a little foresight, most of them can be tackled or prevented.
Here’s our list of the top 4 reasons that you might find yourself dealing with a leaky basement this winter.
Your home is the biggest investment you make, and waterproofing your basement is an important step to protect your investment and make the most of your basement space. A dry basement can increase the value of your home, as well as allow you to make the best use of your basement space. Here’s our handy checklist for what to [...]