Category: Waterproofing

  1. Why Do I Need Waterproofing if My Basement Has a Floor Drain?

    Have you noticed water seeping into your basement?  Have you been sweeping it into the drain that’s set into the floor? If you’re doing this every time it rains, it’s time to talk to a professional about waterproofing. You may be inclined to shrug off this advice;...
  2. The 3 Best Waterproofing Companies in Northwest Indiana*

    *Including Crown Point, Merrillville, and Valparaiso  If you’re reading this, we know that you’re interested in waterproofing your basement or crawlspace.  We also know that you’re a smart consumer, because you’re researching the contractors in your area.  You want to...
  3. Rusty Business: Iron Ore Bacteria is Bad for Waterproofing

    At some point in the last few years, making your own “slime” became a hobby for kids.  There are kits sold in stores, along with many, many DIY recipes online.  I’m too fussy (prissy is more accurate) to think this is anything but nasty.  You’re welcome to disagree...
  4. The 3 Best Waterproofing Companies in Central Illinois*

    *Including Bloomington, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, Peoria, & Springfield If you’re reading this, we know that you’re interested in waterproofing your basement or crawlspace.  We also know that you’re a smart consumer, because you’re researching the contractors in...
  5. What Are the Most Common Problems with Basement Waterproofing?

    If you’re here, you already know that waterproofing -with water drainage and a sump pump- is the best method for dealing with a damp basement.  You’ve done your research, learned about types and methods of waterproofing, and why it’s necessary.  But you aren’t naive;...

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