Waterproofing

 How to get rid of mildew in the crawl space
How to get rid of mildew in the crawl space
Waterproofing
Mildew can easily grow in crawl spaces because of high levels of moisture. Beside the fact that it damages a lot of materials, it can also be a problem for your health. Mildew is complicated to be removed and even if you can get rid of it now, th ...

Using DryLok in a wet basement
Using DryLok in a wet basement
Waterproofing
DryLok is a coating used as protection for wet basement walls. When it’s applied, this coating fills the porous materials used for building the walls and prevents any possible leakages. You can buy it under powder form or already mixed and ready ...

Battery backup sump pump
Battery backup sump pump
Waterproofing
This battery can be very helpful in case your main sump pump will stop working properly. Although it can be a good replacement, the battery backup is just for emergency cases and it’s not recommended for long usage. You will find here some import ...

Treating crawlspace mold
Treating crawlspace mold
Waterproofing
Any crawlspace in your house is a perfect place for mold to grow. Because they contain moisture, hold in heat and are shielded from sunlight, crawlspaces offer the perfect conditions for mold. It’s not difficult to get rid of it but it will requi ...

Keeping your sump pump in good function
Keeping your sump pump in good function
Waterproofing
First of all, the sump pump is used for regulating the levels of water that will accumulate in the sump pit at one moment, being a part of the drainage system. More clearly, the sump pump is designed to prevent flooding in case the drainage syste ...

Drying out a wet basement
Drying out a wet basement
Waterproofing
A wet basement can be a serious problem for you and your possessions. The only thing you can do in this situation is to dry out the basement and then look for the cause that led to this problem. The depth of the water You can’t start drying ...

Stopping basement leaks
Stopping basement leaks
Waterproofing
These days, basements are used more and more as rooms and not as places to store junk. This is why a leak can be a distressing problem, no matter what you are using the basement for. Solving a leak problem is not hard at all because you only need ...

Using Epoxy for basement leaks
Using Epoxy for basement leaks
Waterproofing
At some time, the basement walls will have cracks in them and the water will get into your basement and cause moisture problems. Epoxy is a very good solution for these cracks because the result will be more durable and stronger. You will find he ...

Mold prevention
Mold prevention
Waterproofing
Because of lack of ventilation and sunlight, your basement ceiling is one of the best places for mold growth. If you don’t find mold, there are some steps that will help you prevent it because it’s much better this way than having to deal with it ...

Should you use a damp basement sealant
Should you use a damp basement sealant
Waterproofing
Damp basement sealants are a must have for every basement. Although it's a must have, they have their pros and cons. Pros The first advantage is that the sealant will keep your basement dry. Moisture is a big problem for concrete basements. ...