What Is Basement Water Tunneling?

When water enters your basement, it can cause everything from minor to major damage. Small hairline cracks might appear, as might wet spots. If water has been present for an extended period of time, those cracks might be wide, concrete may crumble, mold could start...

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Indianapolis Basement Waterproofing: 5 Tips for Homeowners

The Midwest is a great place to live, and Indiana is no exception. However, our region’s climate and soil conditions mean that your home can be more susceptible to foundation issues. Consider our fairly consistent rainfall, wintertime lake effect snowfall, constant...

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How Can I Tell if My Sump Pump Is Working?

The easiest way to tell if your sump pump is working is to note whether or not it’s removing excess water from your basement. If only some of the water gets removed, the sump pump may be working but it’s not effective. If all the water is being drained when the floor...

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Tips to Make Sure Your Sump Pump Is Ready for Spring

Spring has sprung, which means it is time for heavy rains, flooding, and all the not-so-fun basement water damage that often accompanies the rainy season in much of the Midwest. For those homeowners with full basements or larger crawl spaces, you likely have sump...

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Basement

Even if you’ve packed away clothes that smelled fine when you put them in bins or boxes, it’s likely the fabric has gotten a bit musty smelling. Wash anything you can, including basement window curtains, so you immediately can donate what you don’t want. Donate or...

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How to Waterproof a Basement on the Outside

There are plenty of things a homeowner can do or have done to waterproof his or her basement from the inside, but that doesn’t mean the outside should be neglected. For a foundation and basement walls to be completely waterproof, you need to cover all the bases....

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