Waterproofing

About flooded crawl spaces
About flooded crawl spaces
Waterproofing
Crawlspaces are usually overlooked by homeowners. Crawlspaces are the spaces between two walls, or between the room floor and the foundation of your home. Crawlspaces, especially floor ones, can get flooded in case of heavy rains or floods. Her's ...

Proper drainage for your basement
Proper drainage for your basement
Waterproofing
Besides the fact that damp basements are horrible places to spend time in, but they can also present a problem for your help. Ensuring that your basement has a proper drainage system will keep it dry and mold and mildew free. Also, by controlling ...

Sump pump installation
Sump pump installation
Waterproofing
Sump pumps are often used for houses that can be found on flat terrains and have big problems with basement flooding. Because they are flat, these kind of areas don’t allow the water to run off and all of it will come into your basement. To under ...

How to prevent basement mold
How to prevent basement mold
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Most people have problems with basement mold. This is a fungus that grows in humid environments and once it started, it requires a lot of work to get rid of. It doesn’t sound too scary but you may want to know that it can cause problems like asth ...

How to avoid a frozen sump pump
How to avoid a frozen sump pump
Waterproofing
Winter is the season when the sump pumps are the most vulnerable to freeze, especially if they are used to remove water from the basement. Reading the following tips, you will be able to avoid problems that may result from frozen water. Size ...

How to get the most out of the basement dehumidifier
How to get the most out of the basement dehumidifier
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Because basements are most of the times cold, a dehumidifier can help you with the condensation and keep the entire room dry. This can be very helpful because this way you won’t have problems with mildew and mold. If you have in plan to use a deh ...

Tips for waterproofing crawl spaces
Tips for waterproofing crawl spaces
Waterproofing
Waterproofing all the crawl spaces in your house can be a very good investment because it can help you escape from floods, mold, mildew and insects. Next you will find some tips of how to waterproof your house effectively. Before building the ...

Sump pump repair vs replacement
Sump pump repair vs replacement
Waterproofing
Because of intense usage, smaller sump pumps can get damaged. If they do, then you will need to think if it's worth repairing it or replacing it. If you are on a budget, then you should consider repairing it. Repair Repairing the pump reall ...

Hydraulic cement for basement cracks
Hydraulic cement for basement cracks
Waterproofing
Hydraulic cement is one of the most efficient solutions for repairing floor and wall cracks in your home and basement. The hydraulic cement can withstand water pressure and will waterproof any hole and crack in your home. Surface cleaning B ...

Waterproofing your basement using crystalline capillary
Waterproofing your basement using crystalline capillary
Waterproofing
Waterproofing your basement has become one of the most important maintenance tasks for homeowners. There are many ways for a homeowner to waterproof his basement and one of the most effective ones is the crystalline capillary, that is also known ...