Waterproofing

How to waterproof your basement walls
How to waterproof your basement walls
Waterproofing
Making this change to your house will help you to prevent dampness. If measures are not taken, a damp basement will cause health problems and a lot of money will be lost on repairs. With the right precautions and regular maintenance, this problem ...

How to prevent water damage
How to prevent water damage
Waterproofing
A wet basement can damage a lot of things like electrical wires, water and sewage pipes or garbage disposals. The next information is very useful for preventing water damages that may be related to HVAC systems, ventilation systems, pipes condens ...

Sump pump sizes
Sump pump sizes
Waterproofing
It's very important to know what pump size you should buy. It's important to know the size because of the capacity. A larger pump can deal with larger quantities of water, while a small one with smaller ones. Rainfall Because of water infil ...

Replacing a water sump pump
Replacing a water sump pump
Waterproofing
Most people think that this job is difficult and they don’t even try to do it. The truth is that it involves only the replacement of an old part with a new one. Observation You will find here the necessary information for replacing a water ...

When to replace a sump pump
When to replace a sump pump
Waterproofing
Many basements have a sump pump installed as a backup plan for a basement flood. But sometimes, if used intensively, sump pumps can become defective. Here's when you should replace your sump pump. Noise If your sump pump is making a lot of ...

How to install a water powered sump pump
How to install a water powered sump pump
Waterproofing
This type of sump pumps is used for protecting basements against flooding. Everyone can afford one and is the best option for any problem related to water that may cause problems to your basement. When there are periods with heavy rains, is bette ...

How to install a basement vapor barrier
How to install a basement vapor barrier
Waterproofing
This vapor barrier is very helpful in keeping moisture away from the basement walls and the rest of the house. It’s nothing more than a plastic sheet but the difference is always made by the way of installing it. If you install it in crawlspaces, ...

Waterproofing a concrete basement floor
Waterproofing a concrete basement floor
Waterproofing
Most people forget about the basement floor when they start a waterproofing project. This is a very big mistake from their part because even if the water comes down the walls, it ends up resting on the floor. A good house construction would take ...

Waterproofing basement with mortar
Waterproofing basement with mortar
Waterproofing
A waterproof basement can turn this room into a visitor’s bedroom, a work place or an entertainment corner. This is why more and more homeowners begin this home improvement project which is not complicated and can be done without the help of a pr ...

Waterproof foundation on a damp basement floor
Waterproof foundation on a damp basement floor
Waterproofing
In order to protect your house in case of a damp basement floor, the solution is waterproofing. This task is not complicated at all. You don’t need any outside help and it’s not expensive either. Cleaning You can start waterproofing your fl ...