There Is More Than One Solution To Basement Waterproofing

basement waterproofingThere is more than one type of systems when it comes to basement waterproofing. Which one is best is all dependent upon on the situation that is unique to your home. Believe it or not, even cookie-cutter houses are unique with their construction. And that includes the foundation system. It is also possible that your home may need a combination of basement waterproofing approaches. Continue reading

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Why Would You Need A French Drain In Your Yard?

seepageWater flows downhill …. Or it is supposed to by the law of nature, taking the easy route. When it doesn’t, that is when you need French drain installed in your yard. It is a trench that is slightly sloped and filled with round gravel with a pipe inside that gravel and it diverts water away from the level areas your home.

Don’t let the name fool you. It isn’t named French drain because it comes from France, any more than French Fries did. Continue reading

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If You See Any Of These 7 Things – You Got Drainage Problems

drainageIf you notice puddles of water in your basement, you don’t need to have a degree in geophysicists to realize you have a problem. Same is to be said if your front yard has a lake standing in the middle of it after a rain. Unfortunately, a lot of drainage problems are not that obvious.

So what are the more subtle indications that your house has water drainage issues? Well, here are 7 things that could be telling you this. Continue reading

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How Did That Water Get In the Basement?

basement waterproofingYour neighbor just had a basement waterproofing job done. Do you wonder why? Have you noticed water in the basement and you’re not sure how it got there? If you don’t have a hot water heater or washing machine in the basement, your problem may be coming from the outside. You can do some investigation yourself and check things like the downspouts and gutters. Continue reading

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Avoid Possible Future Disaster and Get Your Basement Sealed Now

Damp basementWhen your home’s foundation is damaged, it can be one of the toughest things you’ll ever have to deal with. If a damp basement is left unaddressed during a rainy or wet season, it leads to foundation damage and your home can be completely ruined. One way to prevent this from happening is having your basement professionally sealed.

What if you don’t have your basement sealed? Continue reading

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