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How To Improve The Value Of Your Home

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What type of condition is your basement in? It is an un-furnished area? Or, do you have an outdated and unappealing basement? Whether you’re looking to stay in your home for years to come, or just recently bought a home to renovate and sell, updating your basement through remodeling and waterproofing can significantly increase the more »

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Check Your Ceilings For Foundation Damage

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You may have noticed that your ceiling has a few cracks starting to form. There is a difference between which cracks you can stress about and the others that you can let go. Tom’s Basement Waterproofing knows the difference and is here to put your mind at ease. Every standing structure is bound to experience more »

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Basement Flooring Tips

Did you know that you can install virtually any type of flooring you desire into your basement? While your options are endless, Tom’s Basement Waterproofing has put together a list of things to consider when you’re looking to rebuild your basement floor, to make sure it can withstand the elements over time. Consider humidity and more »

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Common Signs Of Water Damage

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At Tom’s Basement Waterproofing, we are in the business of solving your basement water problems and foundation repairs. However, how do you know you even have a problem to begin with? We’ve put together a list of the most common ways you can find out if your basement has water damage or foundation problems. Metro more »

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Why You Should Consider Insulating The Exterior Of Your Home

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Unless you’re located on the water or a canal, basements are present in almost every Metro Detroit home. Likewise, more and more homeowners are utilizing their basement space as a livable environment, which is why it is more important than ever to make sure your basement is in great condition. This includes insulation, but we more »

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There’s A Good Reason To Know How Much Your Home Weighs

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Do you know the actual weight of your home? Most homeowners that we come in contact with don’t, but Tom’s Basement Waterproofing has a few good reasons why it is crucially important to know. Not only will understanding the weight of your home help you better understand the weight of the foundation that is being more »

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Close Up Those Crawl Spaces

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As soon as you’ve turned off the heat in your home, it feels like it’s only a few days later that the air conditioning is already running. Regardless of which setting your thermostat is currently on, air is bound to escape from your home. This is where proper insulation becomes important. The purpose of insulation more »

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The Dangers Of Foundation Damage

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Do you know if your home is in danger of foundation failure? Chances are that the answer is no, because most homeowners don’t notice foundational damage until the problem has escalated to a greater level. What are some issues you’ll notice if there is foundation damage in your home or property? Cracks in the walls more »

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What You Need To Know About Mold

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We’ve put together the most important facts and statistics on mold and mildew, so you can make sure that your home is free of these nasty elements. Mold can appear anywhere. Don’t just think that mold can only grow in your basement. Mold is formed when excess moisture is in the air, and latches onto more »

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Here’s How You’re Damaging Your Own Foundation

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There are several different reasons for foundation damage, and unfortunately, many can be avoided all together. As an informed homeowner, you should be aware of what areas in your home need to be addressed, and what you may potentially be doing to damage your own foundation. Here are a few ways you can avoid foundation more »

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