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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

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. […]

Internal drainage system (Internal waterproofing)

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

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 […]

Underpinning

In construction, underpinning is the process of strengthening and stabilizing the foundation of an existing building or other structure, or most commonly done for the purpose of basement lowering thereby creating additional height. Creating basement space under existing structure also requires underpinning after excavation. Basement foundation unde