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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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Keep Your Home Healthy This Winter

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Staying in good health during the cold winter months in Michigan can be a challenge. While you can’t control the outside elements around you, there are ways for you to control what is happening in your home. Controlling Mold and Mildew The smelly elements that enter your home and basement are often mold and mildew. These are more »

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Heavy Snow In Detroit Makes For Wet Basements

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Just when we thought we might be in the clear this winter, the heavy snow has hit Metro Detroit once again. Unlike last year, where smaller amounts of snow eventually grew to record setting numbers over several months, this time we were hit all at once. In some areas southern Michigan, cities saw snow as more »

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The Differences For Basement Waterproofing Techniques

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The do-it-yourself options for basement waterproofing are at your disposal in any hardware store. Quick fixes and basement remedies are everywhere, but they’re not going to cut it when it comes to truly fixing your waterproofing problems. Why? Because pressure in your walls, soil, and foundation come into play, and there is no easy way more »

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