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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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