Crack Repair

Crack Repair

Cracks in concrete walls are not unusual, they can be found in almost all residential foundations. They are often caused by construction, accidents, settling of the house, uneven moisture around foundation, poor drainage, hydrostatic water pressure or just a natural expansion and contraction caused by fluctuating temperatures. Most of these cracks

Window Wells

Window wells are small semi-circular corrugated steel or plastic “wall” structures positioned outside basement windows that allow more light to enter and keep soil and water away from window.  Some window wells also allow you to climb out the basement window in an emergency.  They are usually a few feet or a meter deep and […]

Under-deck drainage systems

If your deck is on an upper level, you may want to consider installing a dry under-deck drainage system. This drainage system shields the area below the deck from rain and snow and directs rainwater out to the deck’s perimeter and into gutters or a downspout. Having one of these drainage systems installed allows you […]

Use of a Weeping Tile System

A weeping tile is a 4 inch porous pipe, also called a drain or perimeter tile or corrugated drain pipe used for underground water collection or discharge. It was named in the time period when terracotta (clay) were the typical material used for drain pipes. The weeping tile system was made up of short lengths of clay tube, laid […]

Waterproofing vs Dampproofing

Waterproofing refers to techniques or materials used to help prevent water from penetrating the basement of a house or a building. Waterproofing a basement that is below ground level involves the application of materials and sealants and the installation of drains and possibly a sump pump to collect, remove, or redirect water away from the [&hellip