Basement Learning Center

How to Identify Mold in Your Home

One of the greatest threats to a healthy home is mold and, it is important to know how to identify the different types of mold so that the appropriate eradication measures can be taken for each particular strain. The most common household molds include Aspergillus, Cladosporium and Stachybotrys otherwise known as black mold.

This can […]

Does My House Need a Sump Pump?

Before you decide if you need a sump pump, you must first know the importance of this device in your home. A sump pump aids in preventing flooding and eliminates moisture in your home. Everyone home no matter where it may be in the world will have some type of moisture in his or […]

Five Cold-Weather Tips for Your Basement

With November upon us, temperatures will start to drop soon. Snow is already falling in some parts of the country and weather in the northeast can get cold – very cold – very quickly. Now is the time to start getting your home ready for the upcoming hats-and-scarves season.

How to have a Dry Basement in New Jersey

If you live in New Jersey or even a few of the other states close by you realize that the lower levels of your home that are partially or completely underground hare susceptible to flooding. The flooding can be due to hurricanes, rain storms, or even melting snow. This places your basement, cellars or […]

Are you Tired of a Damp Basement in New Jersey?

Too many times, no matter where you live, the basement is just one of those places you try to avoid as it is dark, damp, and in some cases flooded with water seeping through the foundation.

The good news is that with the advancements in technology and education, there is a great way to start […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]