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Water in Basement: What’s the Cause?

Water in basements can be an alarming problem, but you’re not alone, it’s an issue that many homeowners experience.  Even the most fortified basements are prone to leaking at some point in their life, and this means that there is a good chance you’ll need to deal with the problem eventually. Since there’s a number of potential […]

How to Install a French Drain

If you consistently notice water or moisture in your basement, or pools of water around the outside of your home after heavy rain, then it may be time to look into a more effective waterproofing techniques. A French drain is one of the best defences against basement flooding. The installation process is a little more […]

Sump Pump Installation (A Step-by-Step Guide)

Many older homes were designed with inadequate basement waterproofing, making them more susceptible to floods. Sump pump installation is one way owners of at-risk homes can protect themselves against damaging basement floods and other water leaks that might occur. If you consistently have water in your basement then the most practical solution might be to install […]

Flooded Basement: What Should You Do?

A flooded basement doesn’t just cause damage to your house. It also poses a danger to you and your family’s health. All it takes is a small amount of water to cause damage to your floors, sub floors and walls. Furthermore, according to the EPA, wet and even damp areas can sprout mold and mildew which […]