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 […]

What Do I Do If My Water Pipes Have Frozen?

Winter is nearly here, which means it’s that time of year when insulating your home becomes a priority. But it isn’t only insulating your home that’s important to consider; you also need to insulate your water pipes.   Every winter, many homeowners throughout the U.S. come to the terrible conclusion that their water pipes have […]

3 Signs Your Basement Is Prone to Water Damage

Though some basements have no problem staying dry as an unbuttered biscuit, many, if not most, basements have water and moisture issues. In fact, over 98% of all homes that have basements will experience some type of water damage. Floods happen and are often unavoidable, but you can still take steps to keep your safe […]

3 Stains To Be Wary Of On Basement Walls

Ever wonder why basement waterproofing is so popular? Take a look at your basement or crawl space’s walls. Basement walls are generally in contact with moist soil, so the moisture seeping through your home’s foundation carries all kinds of interesting particles with it. The extra particles hitching a ride with the moisture can leave some […]