Sump Pump – What is it and how does it work?

Sump Pump – What is it and how does it work?

There are a fair number of options you can take when dealing with a wet basement.  One of the best options for homeowners and commercial properties operators to utilize and prevent water damage is by installing a sump pump. Heavy duty pumps must be installed in a sealed sump pit.  You want the pump to be strategically positioned in the ba

Moisture in basements

Moisture (humidity) in basements is a very common problem but it is not always treated in the right manner. Basements that are used as living or bedroom spaces, moisture problems can not only become annoying but pose a serious threat to one’s health.  That’s why it is of up-most importance to deal with any moisture […]

Waterproofing in Winter

It is often asked if basement waterproofing can be done in Winter? Some may be tempted to leave their waterproofing for Spring considering the harsh Canadian winters. But putting of waterproofing until later on, in hindsight may not be such a good idea as it can cause more damage to the foundation of your home. […]

Urethane Injection

Urethane is an expanding, flexible sealant that uses water as a catalyst to form an impassable or dense seal to fill a crack all the way through to the outside. Waterproofing companies inject wall cracks in poured concrete foundations all the time as it is an effective and long lasting solution that can be done […]

Sump Pump – why it fails?

The sump pump is an integral part of a standard basement waterproofing system. It is the part that conveys water from the sump pit in your basement to the exterior. A failing sump pump can happen at any time, and when it does, many homeowners don’t realize there is a problem until the basement floods. […]