Homes built on basements are subject to water problems, which are caused by failure of drainage and waterproofing systems. Usually, the problems with waterproofing start with poor draining and damage to waterproofing. Static water pressure against foundation walls is the cause of all these issues, and problems can be avoided by doing some of the following improvements to your basement foundation: 1. Backfill with Poor Drainage That Causes Static Water Pressure Problems
26 January 2017
A home renovation could potentially be one of the biggest projects you ever face as a homeowner, since it involves an array of different processes, projects, techniques, and equipment. From swapping out fixtures to investing in new floor coverings, there are naturally going to be some places where you will need to save money. Saving money on a home renovation project often means doing what is necessary to save important features and elements, which can involve sandblasting.
25 January 2017
Spring will be here soon, and so will the rains. Rain brings much-needed moisture to the earth. However, it also brings increased risk of water-damage, especially if you have a basement that hasn't been waterproofed. While you're preparing your home for the changing weather, don't forget to waterproof your basement. Here are four simple steps you can take to get your basement ready for spring. Take Care of the Humidity
20 January 2017
Dealing with a weather catastrophe can be overwhelming. One that may strike in your area could be excessive rain due to a hurricane or significant storm. If you're faced with recovering from a flooding situation, you will want to know specific tips for doing so. Being able to act fast could reduce the amount of water damage you have and enable you to have a speedier recovery. Tip #1: Mop up the water
3 January 2017
Are you a new property owner? If so, you likely want to protect your property against damages from storms. Aside from boarding up the property in the event of an evacuation, there are other things that you need to consider before a storm hits. You also need to be prepared or have an action plan in place if you are a victim of storm damage. The following are key areas of your property you should consider prepping that may need to be repaired after severe weather.
21 July 2016
If you have finally had enough with your damp to very wet basement, you may engage basement waterproofing services to resolve the problem. After you set up the date and time for the specialist to begin the waterproofing processes and before he or she shows up to begin the job, you can lend a helping hand to drying out your basement. There are several things you can do to help make the basement drier and easier for the specialist to work in and complete the work.
2 May 2016
If your home has flooded, either due to a plumbing problem, cracked foundation or abundance of rain, you need to work quickly to remove all of the water from your home. Failure to do so can result in awful smells in your home, wood rot and/or mold. However, when this occurs, you may be considering removing the water and doing the clean up yourself. But there are many reasons you should leave this type of clean up to the professionals.
9 April 2016