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Organize Your Basement This Spring

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The first word that often comes to mind when we think of basements is ‘messy.’ Basements are often utilized as storage and to keep all of those items that you’re just not ready to deal with yet. If spring has motivated you to start addressing that dark area of clutter in your basement, Tom’s Basement more »

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Why You Should Never Ignore A Basement Leak

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It finally happened. Or maybe it happened again. Your basement is leaking. Now what are you supposed to do? Too many homeowners in Metro Detroit blow off a basement leak. They think it’s not a big deal, and take the ‘out of sight, out of mind’ approach. This holds even truer for homeowners who don’t more »

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Epoxy vs. Polyurethane Crack Injections

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When it comes to cracks in your basement walls, fixing them isn’t just a one-size-fits-all solution. There are several different options and factors that go into repairing concrete cracks. The two main forms of injections for repairing cracks are epoxy and polyurethane. Which is better? They’ll both technically get the job done, but getting the more »

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Basement Waterproofing For Prevention

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The overall purpose for basement waterproofing is to prevent water from entering into your home and damaging your foundation. When you take active steps towards eliminating this issue from ever becoming a problem, you increase the value and longevity of your home or property. While we always recommend calling Tom’s Basement Waterproofing for any full more »

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Spring Floods In Metro Detroit

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While we’re all ready for the cold weather to hide away until fall, spring is not always a relieving time for Michigan weather. In Metro Detroit, many homeowners fear the spring thaw as it can lead to flooding all across the area. Over the past few years, we have seen even heavier storms during the more »

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4 More Ways To Keep Your Basement Dry

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The topic of keeping your basement dry cannot be emphasized enough with Tom’s Basement Waterproofing. The way we see it, the dryer your basement is, the less money that is coming out of your pocket down the line. However, many homeowners don’t always realize the urgency of keeping up their basements to make sure they more »

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Maintaining Your Waterproofed Basement

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Tom’s Basement Waterproofing is prepared to offer you any amount of tips and suggestions for getting water out of your basement, fixing foundation issues, and keeping your home or business dry for years to come. However, many basement waterproofing customers think that their job is done after the professionals leave. When it comes to protecting more »

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Common Basement Stories And How To Avoid Being Another Horror Story

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At Tom’s Basement Waterproofing, we have seen the worst basement waterproofing problems all over Metro Detroit. Each basement problem comes with its own set of waterproofing resolutions, and we want to share a few of the most common issues we encounter on a daily basis. Read below to see if you fit into any of more »

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How Window Well Covers Can Work For Your Basement

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Window wells are often not considered for homes across Metro Detroit, unless they’re already present in the building. Ideally, window wells are designed to allow a lot of light into what is typically a dark space in your home, and potentially make way for outside breeze and cool air. However, many window wells also serve more »

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How We Handle Your Basement Exterior

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The biggest difference between professional basement waterproofers and the amateurs are those that consider the entire source of a basement leak; inside and out. At Tom’s Basement Waterproofing, we don’t just get the water out of your basement, we make sure there is no way that it’s going to get back in. The only way more »

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