Assessing Drainage Problems

Whether an internal or external drainage system has failed, or natural soil drainage is excessive, there will be signs of water damage. It is important to contact a basement and foundation repair expert as soon as you notice waterproofing problems. However, there are...

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Why Are Your Walls Cracking?

The direction in which your basement walls are cracking depends on what specific problem is causing them. But no matter what the issue is, it is severe or potentially severe enough to require seeking assistance from a foundation and basement expert. It’s not just...

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What Is a Basement Dehumidifier?

High humidity occurs when there is an increase of water molecules in the air. Although all seasons have high and low humidity, some seasons are more humid than others, resulting in a wet basement. Humidity also creates the perfect breeding ground for mold, which can...

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Warning Signs of Foundation Problems

Any kind of water infiltration can damage a home’s foundation — but it also can damage other parts of the house. You might miss obvious signs, such as cement cracking if the issue is concealed behind a workbench or under an area rug. Many homeowners don’t know the...

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What Do Freezing and Thawing Do to Your Foundation?

You might think because ice is solid, it can’t leak into your basement or do damage to your foundation. Unfortunately, frozen or melted, water can do quite a number on a foundation and basement walls. The best way to prevent this is to make sure everything is as...

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Keys to Keeping Your Basement Warm This Winter

Since heat rises, basements tend to bear the brunt of the chill in many homes. However, it shouldn’t feel like the frozen tundra when you go downstairs to do the laundry or use your workbench. There are several ways to bring a bit of warmth to the nip in the...

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Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Home’s Foundation

“If I can repair the plumbing, I can repair the foundation.” If you’re a handyperson about to embark on fixing your home’s foundation, please refrain from doing so. Take a moment to read about why a foundation is so important and why fixing it the right way is even...

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Foundation Repair 101: The Best Time of Year for Foundation Repair

Springtime often is when homeowners decide to call a basement and foundation specialist to look at waterproofing issues. Do they know something you don’t? Not necessarily. The timing just happens to coincide with a season that sees an increase in rain in many regions...

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Bump Up Your Basement’s Energy Efficiency

Your basement may not be a dungeon, but it is housing some not-so-good things that eat away at natural resources and your budget. Follow these tips to make your basement as energy efficient as possible to help the Earth and your wallet. Choose the Right Furnace If...

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Different Options to Repair Home Foundation

How experts repair foundation issues such as floor and wall cracks will vary depending on what the issue is and the severity of it. Although there are plenty of videos on the internet claiming you can fix these issues yourself with a little elbow grease, that’s not...

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