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    • September 9, 2019
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    Crawlspace Dehumidifier 101

    Crawlspaces are notoriously damp, but they shouldn’t be. Moisture can damage the supporting structure and lead to dangerous mold growth that can affect your health. A dehumidifier is one of the best options for keeping humidity and moisture under control, but there are a few drawbacks to installing one in your crawlspace. LEAKS, DRIPS AND

    • September 9, 2019
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    Crawlspace Encapsulation Benefits

    Crawlspaces are typically vented to remove moisture through evaporation—groundwater, rainwater, and condensate enter the crawlspace and, under the right conditions, eventually dry and waft out the vents. It’s a fairly effective way to deal with a part of the house that is prone to dampness. However, vented crawlspaces are also a liability, as they allow

    • September 3, 2019
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    Tips on Basement Foundation Cracks

    The foundation walls and floor of your basement are built to support your house and to keep out the moisture that surrounds them. Their purpose is to keep your home a dry and create a stable structure for you and your family. When foundation walls crack, it can cause moisture or harmful gases from the

    • September 3, 2019
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    Foundation Cracks Guide

    Finding a crack in your basement wall or floor can be disheartening and cause great anxiety. Immediately you start worrying about damaging water flooding the space and the cost of repairs. You can hire a professional to inspect it, but then you’re concerned about major remediation work he might recommend. How will you know when

    • August 26, 2019
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    Window well maintenance

    Window well maintenance will prolong the life of your window well drain and liner, and most importantly, help prevent water damage to your basement. Do you know where to start when it is time to inspect and clean your window well? Follow our five areas to focus on. CLEAR DEBRIS FROM DRAIN Even if the well’s

    • August 26, 2019
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    Window Well Covers 101

    Normally, basement leaks are attributable to foundation cracks and other points of entry for water through foundation walls. To a lesser extent, wet basements result from poor window well drainage; unfortunately, when a basement leak is the result of a poorly draining window well, a significant amount of water can enter into a basement very rapidly. WINDOW

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