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 […]

Debunking 3 Common Myths Surrounding Basement Waterproofing

Of all homes with basements, over 98% will experience some type of water damage. That’s why more and more homeowners are investing in crawl space dehumidifiers and other basement waterproofing systems to keep the foundation of their homes as dry and protected as possible. But before you determine whether or not a crawl space drain […]

Understanding The Benefits of A Dry Basement (Part 2)

In the last post, we discussed some of the main advantages of keeping your basement or crawl space as dry as possible. However, there are many lesser known advantages of basement waterproofing as well, and it’s important to have a thorough range of knowledge before deciding whether or not basement or crawl space moisture removal […]

Understanding The Benefits of Basement Waterproofing (Part 1)

More than 27 million homes in the U.S. have crawlspaces, and experts estimate that about 30% of American homes have basements as well. But whether you have a crawl space or basement in your home, it’s important to keep it dry, and to understand why it needs to stay dry. Wall-vented crawl spaces cannot maintain relative humidity […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Installing A Crawl Space Vapor Barrier: Part 2

In the last post, we discussed the basic preparation steps of installing a crawl space vapor barrier. However, understanding the specific steps of the installation process itself is the key to maximizing the barrier’s potential for crawl space moisture removal. Here’s part two of our homeowner’s guide to installing a crawl space vapor barrier. Lay […]

Homeowner’s Guide To Installing A Crawl Space Vapor Barrier: Part 1

More than 27 million homes in the U.S. have crawlspaces. And even though they’re exceedingly useful for extra home storage, it’s absolutely essential to keep them protected and dry to avoid the possibility of water and mold damage. According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), 100% of all types of mold have the potential to […]