Waterproofing Your Basement Walls

Waterproofing Your Basement Walls

Basement walls suffer from leaks too often.  If you are a homeowner and haven’t had to deal with a leaking basement, consider yourself lucky.  Even in the best-built homes, cracks in foundation and basement walls will eventually form. Cracks are formed from moisture in the soil outside basement walls.  Some homes are built over very damp [&he

Basement Waterproofing – The Weeping Tile System

A weeping tile system is a 4-inch porous pipe. Other names include drain, perimeter tile or corrugated drain pipe used for underground water collection or discharge. It was named around the time when terracotta (clay) was the typical material used for drain pipes. The weeping tile system was made up of short lengths of clay […]

Wet Basement – What Do I Need to Do?

There are many different problems that homeowners will run into with their home.  Some of those problems can often be quite serious and require more attention than others.  If you or someone else notices that you always have a wet basement than there is definitely something wrong. In order to fix the problem of a wet basement, there are seve

Crawl Space Waterproofing – The Miniature Basement

A crawl space is a type of basement in which one cannot stand up and the surface is often soil.  It is typically small enough that you need to actually crawl into it, hence the name.  These miniature basements offer a convenient access to pipes, substructures and a variety of other areas that may be […]

Humidity (Moisture) in Basements

Humidity in basements is a very common problem.  The danger arises as a result of not being handled in the right manner.  Moisture problems can not only become annoying but pose a serious threat to one’s health.  That’s why it is of utmost importance to deal with any moisture problems before finishing a basement. Knowing […]