3 Reasons Why Crawl Space Inspections Are Important

Many homes come equipped with crawl spaces. Though they can be beneficial when access to electrical wiring, ductwork, plumbing, or drain pipes is needed, they’re relatively easy to forget about. However, this out of sight, out of mind mentality can get you into a lot of trouble, especially if you’re neglecting to get your crawl […]

Putting Off Fixing Your Crawlspace? Here’s Why You Should Do It ASAP

Nearly all homes experience water damage at one point or another. Within minutes, insurance claim costs can skyrocket and sensitive furniture can be damaged. After hours, fabric dyes spread and stain, wood furniture near the source is irreparably harmed, and unpleasant smells arise. If not addressed for more than a day, water damage can produce […]

How to Keep Your Basement Dry: 3 Great Tips

As a homeowner, you have literally hundreds of responsibilities that you need to focus on and it can be quite daunting. Making sure there are plenty of groceries in the house is essential, as well as staying on top of household maintenance and repair needs. Not to mention all the bills you have to stay […]

Improving Your Home With Crawl Space Insulation and Encapsulation

More than 27 million homes have crawl spaces across the United States. That number is growing each year as between 15% and 20% of new homes that are constructed have crawl spaces inside. When it comes to properly maintaining your home’s crawl spaces, there are two essential things you need to focus on: crawl space […]

5 Signs that Your Home’s Humidity Is Through the Roof

Few people enjoy the sticky, sweaty feeling of a hot and humid summer’s day. The added moisture in the outdoor atmosphere feels like a heavy blanket of heat that makes going about your daily activities rather unpleasant. While everyone knows the irritation of humid weather, fewer people realize that the air inside your home can […]

How To Prep Your Basement For A Rainy Spring

At some level, we all love the approach of spring. The promise of warmer weather and longer daylight hours tends to pull us out of the winter doldrums. Unfortunately, for much of the United States, spring months also bring an impressive amount of rain. In many regions, flooding is common as snow melts and the […]

Air Barriers v. Moisture Barriers: What’s the Difference?

In the basement waterproofing industry, waterproofers and other experts use a variety of terms that can be confusing to the inexperienced ear. Though you may know what a sump pump is or how mold removal works, other terms tend to be a bit trickier simply because of their similarities. Three terms that homeowners and other […]

3 Easy-To-Miss Signs that Your Basement Needs Waterproofing

Many homeowners believe they can tell with a glance whether or not their basement or crawl space has water problems. In some ways, these individuals are right. Many water damage warning signs are obvious; it’s hard to miss the shin-deep puddles of flood water or rotting wood that indicate water issues. Sometimes, water problems are […]

3 More Nasty Mold Myths, Debunked

In many homes, mold is the unwelcome resident no one wants to talk about. Mold is unpleasant, unsightly, and in some cases, mold can even harm an individual’s health. When left unaddressed, mold problems can become even worse.   Though an unpleasant topic, discussing mold is important for dispelling myths surrounding mold prevention and removal. […]

3 Nasty Myths About Mold You Shouldn’t Believe

Mold is nasty, and that’s no myth. According to the EPA, all types of mold (100%) have the potential to cause health complications, from minor effects to death in some rare cases. Beyond health problems, mold can cause unpleasant smells, unsightly damage, and can even lower your property value.   Myths surrounding mold likely come […]