Basement Flooding Can Worsen Mental Health, New Study Shows

If you can’t resist the urge to repeatedly check your basement for flooding after a heavy rainstorm, you’re not alone. According to a new study, basement flooding can cause long term problems to your mental health, the Windsor Star reports. Take it from Donna Desmarais and her husband Jack, a retired couple of LaSalle, Ontario who endured […]

3 Landscaping Tips That Can Help Keep Your Basement Dry

Of all homes with basements, over 98% will experience some type of water damage. Homes with sump pumps are especially vulnerable to basement flooding, and while it’s always ideal to invest in reliable basement waterproofing services, there are a number of steps you can take to keep your basement dry using your yard. That’s right […]

3 Smart Tips to Protect Your Home During the Spring Seeping Season

A wet basement or crawlspace can have disastrous results on a home’s foundation. What’s worse is that this moisture can cause a slew of dangerous health effects related to mold: according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 100% of all types of mold have the potential to cause some health effects. This can be minor […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Maintaining A Dry Basement (Part 2)

In the last post, we discussed some basic ways to maintain a dry basement. However, there are many more moisture removal techniques that can be used together to maximize your basement’s level of moisture protection and reduce the risk for mold. After all, according to the Mayo Clinic 93% of Chronic Sinus Infections have been […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Maintaining A Dry Basement (Part 1)

Of all homes with basements, over 98% will experience some type of water damage. That’s why many homeowners are very preoccupied with ensuring that their basement or crawl space stays dry. A wet basement can cause all sort of problems regarding home and health, including mold. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) 100% of […]

Homeowner’s Guide: Common Basement Waterproofing Mistakes (Part 2)

In the last post, we discussed some of the most common mistakes homeowners tend to make when installing basement and crawl space insulation and waterproofing systems in their homes. However, it’s essential to have a full understanding of how to avoid these common mistakes, especially as a homeowner who may not have much prior experience […]

Homeowner’s Guide: Common Basement Waterproofing Mistakes (Part 1)

Of all homes with basements, over 98% will experience some type of water damage. Many homeowners have invested in a crawl space drain system or another type of basement or crawl space waterproofing method in order to ensure stability with their home’s foundation. Of course, if you’re considering a DIY job, it’s imperative to be […]