Leaks – Why basements leaks in Winter?
Basements can leak water throughout the year whether moisture present is from rain or snow. During the winter months, basements radiate heat out into the surrounding soil, usually about 8 inches away from the foundation. This heat melts the frozen soil around the basement creating a pocket of moisture similar to a puddle. The water […]
11Nov White Mold
White mold growth, while a common problem in residential homes, does not receive the same attention as black mold. White mold growth also provides an additional challenge because it is often confused with efflorescence, a crystalline growth structure found on concrete and masonry surfaces. Efflorescence occurs when water moves through a masonry s
Molds are fungi and are found in virtually every environment and can be detected, indoors and outdoors, year round. Molds grow best in warm, damp, dimly lit and humid conditions, and spread and reproduce by making spores. Indoors they can be found where humidity levels are high, such as basements, bathrooms, crawl spaces and attics. […]
Foundation interior drainage systems are one of the most important aspects of residential construction. Because these systems are buried and cannot be easily modified or corrected, it is vitally important that they are installed correctly. Foundation drainage systems, which are installed properly, can serve a dual role. Foundation drain tile system
18Jul Water Leaks
Water damage caused by leaks can be very costly to any home. Apart from the financial expense due to the repairs, there are also the added effects of your family’s health and the inconvenience that maybe experienced. Water leaks can come from many different sources, both from inside and outside your walls. Some of these […]