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Top Ways to Avoid Foundation Problems

If you are in the process of building a home, the best way to avoid future foundation problems is to carefully vet the company you hire to construct the house. Nothing replaces good workmanship. However, if you live in an existing home, chances are you will experience...

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How to Get Rid of a Musty Smell in the Basement

It’s not just poor ventilation that results in that musty smell in your basement, it’s a combination of insufficient ventilation and poor or failing waterproofing. Trapped moisture is the root of musty odors, whether it’s in the air or in carpets and upholstery. To...

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Planning on Buying a Sump Pump? Here’s All You Need to Know

Chances are you already know a sump pump has something to do with getting rid of water in a basement, but you might not know exactly how it works, whether it’s time to purchase one, or what type to purchase. Simply put, a sump pump sits above the basement floor (a...

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Five Reasons to Waterproof Your Basement This Winter

Wintertime brings a unique set of circumstances that can affect basement walls and foundations. The abundance of moisture can create waterproofing issues, including cracks in the foundation and walls as well as bowed walls. Winter is a great time to think about...

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Will Foundation Repair Affect the Resale of Your Home?

In a perfect world, the house you want to sell has no issues and was constructed correctly from the beginning. There is no wear and tear, and buyers are lined up at your door, fighting one another to hand you the asking price. However, Earth has different plans for...

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