Over time, your basement’s original protections fail as soil erodes, cement cracks, foundations move and barriers fail. Poor maintenance and ignoring early signs of basement water problems could lead to the loss of property and possible health problems. Interior Drain Systems are installed under your basement floor, near the foundation and can be applied to basements where traditional tanking or other methods
Your home is your number one most valuable investment – so it makes sense that maintaining your home’s structural integrity is a high priority. When the structural integrity of a house has been compromised, a variety of unpleasant problems can occur. But how can you tell the difference between normal wear and a problem that
Powerful summer storms and heavy rains can wreak havoc on your home and yard. Be prepared. You can prevent water damage from ruining your basement and your summer. Here are some tips on how to protect your home for the summer storm season. Sump pump- Check to see if your sump pump is working properly.
We’re quickly approaching the Summer months and Summer weather. That means heat and humidity. That also means mold. This is one of the peak times for mold to grow and spread. Summer brings unique weather that differs from the other months. Humidity, which increases the dampness of the air and environment, also promotes mold growth
Crawl spaces are typically vented to remove moisture through evaporation—groundwater, rainwater, and condensate enter the crawl space 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 crawl spaces are also a liability,
Bulging floors, cracked walls, and doors that won’t close are all signs of foundation distress. Sixty percent of all homes built on expansive soils suffer from foundation distress. The problem occurs when only part of the foundation heaves or settles, causing cracks and other damage. This differential movement is largely caused by differences in soil
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