4 Tips To Keep Your Basement Dry This Winter

Fall is officially here, which means now is the best possible time to get your basement and crawl space ready for the winter months. Once the snow falls, water can ease through floor cracks or openings in your pipes. And wall-vented crawl spaces can’t maintain relative humidity below 70%. That said, how can you successfully […]

What Is Crawl Space Neglect and Why Is It a Big Deal?

Crawl spaces: a huge number of homes have them — about 27 million U.S. homes, to be precise — yet most people don’t really think about them. This makes sense given that there is not much which can be done with these cramped, remote parts of the house. However, if a crawl space is not […]

Waterproofing Your Basement: Why You Shouldn’t Avoid It

There are so many advantages of having a basement in your home. For one thing, a basement allows for lots of extra space, without the risks that can come with standard two-story buildings. In certain areas, whether you want a basement or not, you’ll probably have one; they tend to be a standard for two-story […]

How to Keep Your Crawl Space Moisture Free

A damp crawl space is something most homeowners dread, but without proper precaution, your crawlspace could dampen easily. This post will explore how to dry out a damp crawl space and how to keep your crawl space moisture free. But first, what is a crawl space? What Is a Crawl Space? The hollow space between […]

Is Your Basement or Crawlspace a Health Hazard?

Nearly 27 million people in the United States have a crawl space under their home, and many are unaware of the potential health hazards they pose. So far, this spring and summer have had record amounts of rain and flooding. People have had to evacuate their homes because of it; farmers have left their fields […]

How to Keep Your Crawl Space Moisture Free

If your home has a basement, chances are you’ll experience some kind of water damage at some point. Only 2% of houses with a basement will avoid the issue altogether, so it’s not a safe bet to make. The problem can be minimal at first, but over time can grow into more and more serious […]

What You’re Risking When Neglecting a Moldy Basement: Sump Pumps Are the Answer

Mold should always be an unwanted and undesirable guest in your home. But despite your best efforts, sometimes it’s difficult to avoid. Though more experienced homeowners may understand that wall-vented crawl spaces cannot maintain relative humidity below 70% threshold, and are thus subject to condensation, they already know how to eradicate the problem. Experienced homeowners […]

Why should your basement or crawl space be dry at all times?

Before buying a home, it’s important to consider the building’s foundation and whether there’s a basement or a crawl space beneath your living area. So, what’s the difference between the two? As the name suggests, a crawl space is an area that’s anywhere from one to three feet in height which makes it just enough […]

Will Waterproofing My Basement Increase My Home’s Value?

As natural disasters and subsequent flooding become more prevalent throughout the U.S., many American homeowners are looking for ways to protect their property. While you can’t necessarily stop torrential rains and hurricanes, you can create a barrier that will keep your family and your belongings safe. Having a waterproof basement is a desirable feature for many, but […]