Waterproofing

Basement waterproofing on the exterior
Basement waterproofing on the exterior
Waterproofing
Exterior basement waterproofing is a better alternative for interior basement waterproofing. This happens because interior waterproofing also solves some of the problems, and this is only a solution for the short term. Foundation walls You ...

Crawlspace mold
Crawlspace mold
Waterproofing
Crawlspace mold is very common in homes. It can also grow on plants and in any place where there's humidity. Mold can cause respiratory problems that can be very serious. This type of fungus needs to be eliminated immediately. Finding the mold ...

Hydraulic cement and damp basements
Hydraulic cement and damp basements
Waterproofing
Damp basement aren't only unpleasant, but they can represent a source of disease for your beloved ones. This is the result of mold and mildew which grow in damp, moist areas. Water leaks are very common in homes, especially in basements. Leaks ar ...

Eliminating moisture behind vapor barriers
Eliminating moisture behind vapor barriers
Waterproofing
Although vapor barriers are meant to prevent moisture from entering your home, they can also retain water on their exterior layer. This will create a layer of moisture under the floor. The moisture can be penetrate through small holes and enter y ...

Installing a crawlspace vapor barrier
Installing a crawlspace vapor barrier
Waterproofing
Crawlspaces tend to become the home of many creatures, from mice, rats, skunks, to mold and mildew. Small animals can be kept out by sealing larger spaces, but mold and mildew are usually the result of moisture infiltration. These can create unpl ...

Tips on how to install a vapor barrier
Tips on how to install a vapor barrier
Waterproofing
Water barriers are an extremely important part of home waterproofing. They will keep moisture out of your home, thus improving your home's energy efficiency. Here are some tips on how you can install one in your home. Some of the tools and mat ...

Basement leak repairs
Basement leak repairs
Waterproofing
Basement floor and wall leaks are maybe the most common in your home. Floor leaks are a very serious matter and need to be dealt with as soon as possible. Basement leaks can lead to water damage and also to mold and mildew growth. Some of the ...

Drying up damp crawl space
Drying up damp crawl space
Waterproofing
Crawlspaces are need your attention too when it comes to home waterproofing and dampness. Crawlspaces are perfect spots for mold and mildew growth, especially if water can infiltrate into that space. Here are a few tips on how to dry crawlspaces. ...

Waterproofing paint vs epoxy
Waterproofing paint vs epoxy
Waterproofing
Two of the most common used solutions for basement waterproofing are paint and epoxy. Each of the two solutions presents advantages and disadvantages so you need to analyze your needs and choose the best solution for your problem. Material con ...

Exterior waterproofing costs
Exterior waterproofing costs
Waterproofing
Waterproofing is an important step in making your house safer. Waterproofing materials can be quite expensive, and it's important to estimate the costs before buying the materials. There are a few things that you can watch for in order to get ...