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    • December 14, 2020
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    What Causes Cracks in Basement Floor

    While every home is unique, they often experience problems that are actually very common. One of the common problems is cracks. These cracks can appear anywhere, from little cracks in walls or tiling to major cracks in basement floors. As a homeowner, you need to know what the cause is and, more importantly, how critical

    • December 14, 2020
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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

    • December 7, 2020
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    Sump Pump Maintenance Guide

    When a severe storm hits, homeowners may experience excess water in their basements or the lower levels of their homes. A sump pump is an important tool that can help protect your property by controlling water and keeping your home dry. Sump pumps are typically found in the lowest part of a house, such as

    • December 7, 2020
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    Window Well Covers 101

    Normally, basement leaks are attributed 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

    • November 30, 2020
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    Facts about Bowing Walls

    You may have noticed that the walls in your basement are bulging and bowing inward.  This is a common problem with potentially serious consequences.  Bowing basement walls are a sure sign that they are becoming weak.  If ignored, bowing walls can lead to cracks, crumbling, collapse and even threaten the structural integrity of your entire

    • November 23, 2020
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    How to Prevent Bowing Walls

    Water is one of the most powerful forces in the world. You only need to encounter bowing walls in your basement to understand how powerful water can be. Bowing walls are a sign of water-related problems with foundations. Basement walls bow inward when there is excessive moisture in the soil surrounding the basement. The buildup of

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