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What Real Homeowners Have to Say About Waterproofing Their Basement

When it comes to understanding the benefits of having your basement waterproofed or cracks in your walls and foundation repaired, who better to ask than homeowners who have already made the investment? Everyday homeowners can provide the best insight for those who might be exploring how to make repairs and improvements around their own home. more »

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Basement Waterproofing is More of an Investment Than an Expense

Many experts agree basement waterproofing is not only a valuable home repair that is well worth the cost, but should be seen as a vital investment in a homeowners’ biggest asset. When a home’s basement is adequately waterproofed by professionals, the home’s foundation is strengthened. Not only does this important move protect the home against more »

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Summertime Threats to a Home’s Foundation

When it comes to weather causing issues for your foundation, most of us think about the winter months. With heavy amounts of snowfall coupled with fluctuating temperatures that cause moisture in the soil around a home to contract and expand, winter time can lead to major damage. However, summer can also be a season that more »

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Preparing Your Basement for Potential Summertime Flooding

Certain threats to your basement become more prevalent during different times of the year. For example, homeowners are concerned with pipes bursting and causing water damage to their homes during winter due to freezing temperatures. There are also risks to crawl spaces and basements to be aware of in the summertime as well. Spring and more »

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How Improper Drainage Can Cause Foundation Problems

Improper drainage can lead to much larger issues than just a wet and muddy yard that never seems to dry out. More than just creating the environment where grass is difficult to grow and weeds or moss thrive, the oversaturation of soil next to your home can lead to massive problems with your foundation as more »

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The Importance of Repairing Foundation Cracks Before Selling Your Home

As we enter the peak selling season of an already hot real estate market, homeowners looking to sell need to do all they can to make sure their home stands out. While the typical updates to the home are still high on the list of priorities, there is one space that needs attention below. Beyond more »

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Why Functional Egress Windows are so Important for Your Basement

The history of egress windows is one of function, rather than form. Although the addition of functional egress windows can go a long way to brighten up a dark space and even hinder the growth of mold or bacteria, the importance of installing egress windows has much more to do with another purpose entirely. The more »

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Improve the Value of Your Home with Basement Waterproofing

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There are major costs incurred by homeowners who let cracks and crevices in their basement go either ignored or unnoticed entirely. A crack in either the floor or wall of your basement as small as 1/8-inch can mean big damage down the road. Not only do cracks in basement walls and floors signal a much more »

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Why Basement Waterproofing is Necessary

Many homeowners may view waterproofing their basement as optional at best and frivolous at worst. The truth, however, is that basement waterproofing is much more of a necessity than you may think. Having your basement waterproofed is a proactive step in avoiding damage in the future, and also carries several other benefits for property owners. more »

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Tips to Troubleshoot When Your Sump Pump Goes Out

When it comes to your sump pump going out, you can quickly be up to your neck in it if you don’t get it taken care of quickly. A sump pump is a vital component to keeping your basement, and other spaces where water tends to collect, safe from damage. This is especially true for more »

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