Waterproofing

Dry basement systems
Dry basement systems
Waterproofing
There are many homeowners that have to deal with basement floods. A dry basement system will help you to keep your basement dry and free of mold and mildew. Solutions There are a few solutions to stop having water problems in your basement. ...

Sump pump problems
Sump pump problems
Waterproofing
If your sump pump isn't working properly, then you should deal with the problem immediately. It can make the difference between a dry basement and a flooded basement. Here are a few tips on what to check. Safety precautions Be very careful ...

Drying basement carpets
Drying basement carpets
Waterproofing
Basement carpets can get wet from minor water infiltrations, not to mention from floods. Having a wet carpet in your basement is not a pleasant thing. Besides the smell, it also represents a source for mold and mildew growth. The water will damag ...

Drywall mold prevention
Drywall mold prevention
Waterproofing
Drywalls are quite vulnerable to mold and the worst part is that mold cannot be removed from drywall. What you can do is replace the drywall sheet. So to avoid this, you will need to take some measurements to prevent mold from attacking your dryw ...

About damp basement
About damp basement
Waterproofing
Inspection There are possible reasons for a damp basement. It can be a water leak or high humidity but either one of them can lead to mold and mildew. If water can find a way to get into your house, it can create big problems like rot, structu ...

Basement mold
Basement mold
Waterproofing
This is a type of fungus that can grow in the basement and most of the times is harmless but left untreated it can cause health problems. It can go from allergic reactions and all the way to outright poisonous. For this reason you’ll have to find ...

Crystalline waterproofing material for the basement walls
Crystalline waterproofing material for the basement walls
Waterproofing
This waterproofing material can protect your basement well against water and freezing because it penetrates the porous cavities and makes the concrete a waterproof solid. This material is very helpful in basements where water seepage creates prob ...

Causes for basement moisture
Causes for basement moisture
Waterproofing
Basement moisture can often be found in many homes and offices. Is very important to eradicate it and the only way to do this is by knowing the causes. Next you will find some indications about how to determine the causes that helped the moisture ...

Finding leaks in basement walls
Finding leaks in basement walls
Waterproofing
If there are leaks in the walls, the water will seep into the basement and it can cause major problems. For your own health and the structure of your house, you need to fix all the leaks immediately. The following steps will offer you sufficient ...

Exterior waterproofing for your basement
Exterior waterproofing for your basement
Waterproofing
Many know that this can be a task which can consume a lot of resources, time and money. Even in this case the right knowledge can help you make this task a little bit easier. You should not stress yourself too much, because planning everything ah ...