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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
While many believe that water seepage in a basement happens due to large cracks in the walls or floors, sometimes the issue can be the wall itself, which isn’t nearly as easy to identify. As such, it’s essential that you waterproof your basement in order to stave off any water damage now or in […]
Basement foundation problems usually occur in much older homes. Most homeowners are only able to detect the problem once there is a major problem. Those with older homes should always be aware of the various signs to look for when attempting to identify cracks in the basement.
Why do cracks […]