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 […]

Does Your Crawl Space Have a Moisture Problem?

In the United States, over 27 million houses contain crawl spaces. This is the space between the home’s first floor and the ground. It’s an area that many homeowners probably don’t think much about, but moisture in your crawl space can be a problem that needs attention.

Crawl Space Encapsulation Could be Good For Your Health

Is your house making you sick? According to the Mayo Clinic, over 90% of chronic sinus infections are related to mold. Your crawl space can be the culprit. There is one good way of keeping your crawl space dry and mold-free. Crawl space encapsulation can take worries about mold growth off the table. A strong […]

Tips for Keeping Your Basement Dry

When water comes into your basement, it can lead to costly consequences. When it comes to home ownership and keeping your basement dry, you will need to take action quickly. Contact a professional to help you find the best crawl space moisture removal options for you and your situation. Keep Water Away From the Foundation […]