Waterproofing

Tips for preventing a basement leak
Tips for preventing a basement leak
Waterproofing
Basement leaks are things that should be handled immediately. They are a source of mold and mildew and also of water damage. There are many negative effects for basement leaks, so it's important to handle the problem immediately. Here are a few t ...

Basement waterproofing explained
Basement waterproofing explained
Waterproofing
Basement waterproofing systems are a must for every homeowner. They are made to prevent water damage to your basement and thus to you entire home. Water can also cause mold and mildew growth, which can lead to health problems. Here are a few base ...

How to dry a basement after flooding
How to dry a basement after flooding
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Water in your basement can cause a lot of problems, from water damage to your walls and floor and also to your belongings. You could be spending a lot of money for making the necessary repairs for the basement, so you need, at least, to make sure ...

Connecting sheets of vapor barrier
Connecting sheets of vapor barrier
Waterproofing
Installing a vapor barrier is an important step in waterproofing your basement or home. It's very important to install the barrier in the right way to ensure its effectiveness. Some of the tools and materials that you will need are: Moistu ...

How to clean after a basement flood
How to clean after a basement flood
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Basement floods can be a real hassle. Water can damage the walls, personal belongings, electrical system, etc. What you need to do is stop the flood or leak immediately and then clean the place. Some of the tools and materials that you will ne ...

Preparing for a vapor barrier installation
Preparing for a vapor barrier installation
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Vapor barriers are great from keeping moisture out of your home and also prevent mold and mildew growth. These last two can lead to health problems. If you have just installed your home's insulation, then you should think of installing a vapor ba ...

Replacing or repairing the sump pump?
Replacing or repairing the sump pump?
Waterproofing
It may happen that your sump pump has been damaged because of a hard job, trying to get all the water out of your basement. This is when you will need to think if it's worth replacing it or repairing it. If you are not concerned about the costs, ...

CWM water proofing
CWM water proofing
Waterproofing
Waterproofing has become one of the most common maintenance tasks for homes or basements. There are many solutions for waterproofing your basement and one of the most effective is the crystalline capillary, also known as CWM. This material is abs ...

Uses for basement dehumidifiers
Uses for basement dehumidifiers
Waterproofing
What dehumidifiers to best is remove the moisture in the air. Moisture will gather in little ventilated places. Basements are the dampest places in a home, so a dehumidifier is a must to install, if you want to have a dry and mold-free basement. ...

Sump pump plumbing
Sump pump plumbing
Waterproofing
Sump pumps are great for removing water from underground places, like basements. Before installing a sump pump, you will need to know a few things about the plumbing required. The pit The pit is the hole in the basement floor that collects ...