How to Treat Efflorescence on Basement Walls

Have you ever seen chalky, white, and powdery residue on your concrete basement walls? This is known as efflorescence, and while it is generally harmless on its own, it can often indicate growing concerns that you shouldn’t ignore.  In this post, we’re going to cover what efflorescence is, what its appearance on your basement walls […]

What to Do About a Leak in Concrete Basement Walls

When you find a leak in your concrete basement or crawl space walls, this can prove a stressful situation. Unlike a leak in drywall or your ceiling, a leak in concrete often indicates a crack in a structural component of the house. It’s not as simple as finding the source behind the wall and replacing […]

How to Dry Out Your Crawlspace After a Leak: 4 Methods

When a leak happens, your crawlspace may accumulate excess moisture, which can pose potential damage to the rest of your house. You may be wondering, is there a way to dry it out?  Thankfully, there are some measures you can take to help prevent moisture accumulation before a leak as well as ways to dry […]

5 Ways to Reduce Basement and Bathroom Humidity

Excess basement humidity can cause moisture damage in your home, and controlling the humidity only becomes more challenging if there is also a bathroom in this part of your home. Fortunately, there are methods and tools we can use to control humidity levels in our homes.  On our blog, we have covered humidity control topics […]

Do’s and Don’ts of Mold Removal

Leave it to the Experts: Do’s and Don’ts of Mold Removal No matter where you live or what type of structure you live in, mold accumulation can affect any home. When you notice mold appearing on your walls, floors, ceilings, or household objects, it is time to hire a mold remediation professional to alleviate the […]

How to Insulate Pipes in Your Crawlspace and Prevent Freezing

Insulating the Pipes in Your Crawlspace Can Prevent Them from Freezing With colder months approaching, insulating your pipes can help protect your home against time-consuming and costly repair issues. There are many modifications you can make, but when it comes to your crawlspace, this area can be overlooked. Instead, you should prioritize protecting your crawlspace, […]

3 Methods for Waterproofing Your Basement Interior

Using proper basement waterproofing methods for your interior is a proactive way to prevent water damage and protect your home. Whether you have an unfinished basement, a finished one, or crawlspace, maintaining a dry environment is essential.  We recommend using these three methods together to keep your basement interior as protected as possible. Most people […]

Dehumidifier vs. Humidifier – When Do You Need Them?

The humidity level in your home can highly influence your health, often much more than we usually realize. Research published by the Environmental Health Perspective Journal also explains how a level of moisture outside of the ideal bracket of 35 – 50% can cause adverse effects on our physical and mental well-being. Indeed, it can […]

How To Keep Water Out Of Your Basement

As a proud homeowner, removing water from your basement and solving the myriad of inconveniences that come with it are two things that you shouldn’t overlook. By getting rid of water leakages, it will become easier for you to maintain the value of your home, and improve the health of your family. A wet basement […]

Tackling Mold Remediation In Your Home: Step By Step Guide

When you find mold growing in your home, it can be difficult to know how to go about mold remediation. Can you do it yourself, how can you do it yourself, and is it necessary to call a professional are some common questions. While severe cases should be handled by an expert, it is possible […]