Where Did That Foundation Wall Crack Come From And Do You Fix It?

Foundation Wall CrackSo you went down to the basement today looking for that old set of golf clubs and noticed a foundation wall crack? Not only that, but as you examined it, you notice it is wet and water seems to be coming out of it. Where did that crack come from and where is that water coming from?

You call you homeowner’s insurance company and they advise you to call three contractors for estimates. They provide you one contractor and the other two are up to you.  So you call a family member or ask your neighbor and they have a contractor they recommend. Continue reading

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Hide-n-Seek With Water Seepage Isn’t Playing

Basement SeepageWhen you’re looking for where water is coming from in the basement, it can be something of a hide-n-seek game that isn’t any fun and the stake are a higher. It often requires the services of a professional contractor to find it, which is more often than not a leak at the cove joint. They will then take the steps needed to keep it from happening which is usually basement waterproofing. Continue reading

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A Homeowners Worst Nightmare – Sump Pump Failure

Sump Pump FailureThere are parts of the country that get an excess amount of snow or heavy rainfall. And in those same areas, most homes have a basement, which brings to our topic today –  Sump Pump Failure. That is a nightmare for any homeowner in those parts of the country and unfortunately, sump pumps get overwhelmed when the intake of water is massive. Continue reading

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Basement Seepage – An Unhealthy Attack On Your Home

Basement SeepageA wet basement is not only annoying, but it is a health hazard too. When moisture from basement seepage of water is allowed to continue, it begins to mildew and then mold begins to breed. Left alone and unrepaired, the air quality of your basement and the rest of your home is affected as well. What many homeowners do not realize is that forty percent of your home’s air comes up from the basement. Continue reading

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Why Basement Waterproof Walls Is A Must

Basement WaterproofWhether you are building new or remodeling existing, getting the walls of the basement waterproof is a must. Regardless of what part of the country you live in, if you have a basement, water can cause a lot of damage to your home. And we aren’t talking about just having to mop up standing water.

Water damage in a basement can cause structural damage that can cost you hundreds and thousands of dollars in repair. Even for homes in a dry climate, basement water damage is still a risk. In fact, a dry climate can be even more of a problem for a basement with water because the soil isn’t very good and the basement doesn’t set in as well. Continue reading

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