What to Expect When Waterproofing Your Basement

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Annual home maintenance and repairs costs often average between 1-4% of your home’s initial purchase price. 

If your home is relatively new, 1-2% will do, but if your house is over 25 years old, then you may need to set aside 4% of your budget for repairs. Your basement is among the critical parts of your home that may require constant maintenance due to the susceptibility to flooding. 

Waterproofing your basement is a process you can’t ignore. A basement that is ...

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8 Questions You Should Ask a Waterproofing Company Before Hiring Them

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As a homeowner, you have several things that you have to look out for on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.

Some are more pressing while others only need to be tended to every couple of years. 

However, they all need to be prioritized so that you’re protected in case of an emergency. Such is the way with waterproofing your basement. It needs to be taken care of quickly so that you’re protected from floods.

Here are several questions that you should ask ...

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Are Foundation Cracks a Deal-Breaker? The Basics of Foundation Crack Repair

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A serious horizontal crack in your foundation can cause your foundation to cave. This can lead to spending thousands of dollars to repair it. No one likes damage done to their home or the heavy costs that come with it. 

Keep in mind, the longer you wait to get something repaired, the greater the cost will be. Below we’ll review carbon fiber foundation crack repair

What Is Carbon Fiber Crack Repair? 

Carbon fiber crack repair helps prevent cracks from getting larger. ...

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A Matter of Your Health: Black Mold and Other Ways a Leaky Basement Hurts Your Health

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38% of wet basements are likely to produce mold. You may know that wet basements can cause a lot of damage to your home. Yet, did you know they can cause issues to your health as well?

Water that leaks into your basement can cause havoc on your life. When it comes to leaking water, you need to play it safe, especially if black mold or radon are involved. Below we’ll review different factors that can contribute to health problems.

Black ...

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What Is a Sump Pump and What Does It Do?

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The worst nightmare of any homeowner is a flooded basement. Flooded basements are more common than you may think, and can cause irreparable damage and cost thousands to pump out. Thankfully, a good sump pump can help push that nightmare out of your head and help you rest well.

If you suffer from a leaky basement, don’t sleep on getting a sump pump installed any longer. Keep reading for a rundown on what sump pumps are, how they work, and why ...

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Top Myths About Your Leaking Basement (And the Facts Behind Them)

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As a homeowner, you have an investment to protect. You take pride in your home. The last thing you want is for sudden damage to take it all away.

Floods are the biggest disaster in America, causing billions in damage a year.

A flooded or leaking basement is costly, hazardous, and causes long term damage. We often store valuable or cherished items in basements, so a single leak can also ruin cherished memories.

Floodwater is often contaminated with sewage that can cause ...

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How Does This Work? Common Questions About Basement Drainage and Waterproofing

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Don’t let a wet basement ruin your plans for a rec room, family room, or home theater! Sadly, that’s what many homeowners do when they realize they have a basement prone to flooding.

Many homeowners don’t realize they can take a few relatively simple steps to tame the water coming into the basement. Through several different methods of basement waterproofing, you can deal with basement drainage.

Why not conquer the flood and enjoy everything your basement has to offer?

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How to Protect Your Basement Storage from Water Damage

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We are always looking for places to store items we are not currently using, like seasonal decorations, luggage, sports equipment and even clothing. Off-site storage units are fairly pricey, plus there is the added inconvenience of not being able to get to your stuff whenever you want.

Those who have a basement believe they have the perfect storage solution, and if proper care is taken, that can be true. However, there are specific steps required to ensure the items left in ...

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8 Benefits of Basement Waterproofing for Your Home

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Only 15% of homeowners in the United States have flood insurance for their homes. 

Homes can flood from broken pipes, inadequate draining, and clogged gutters. 

The basement is one of the most common places in a home that floods. What can you do to prevent water damage? Get your basement waterproofed.

Continue reading to discover the benefits of basement waterproofing so that you can make the most out of your space and money.

1. Increase Living Space

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How to Spot Leaky Basement Window Wells: Signs to Look For

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Are you experiencing issues with your basement window wells and wondering if they’re to blame for the leaks or flooding issues you’ve been dealing with in your basement?

Having window wells that work is essential to protecting your home’s foundation, your basement, and the value of your home. Read on to learn how to spot leaky basement window wells and what you can do about them:

Basement Window Wells With Water Trickling Down the Walls

If you notice water trickling down the wall ...

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