What is a Crawl Space–And What Is It There For?

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54% of single-family homes are built on concrete slabs, 30% have a partial basement, 15% have a crawl space, and 1% are built on stilts or pipings. All of these options are essential for protecting and supporting your home, but you may not know anything about them because they’re out of sight.

If you have a crawl space in your home and want to know why, the first step is to compare it to other options. The next is to ...

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How to Install a Sump Pump: The Essential Guide

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Baltimore had almost 11 inches of rain last summer. Were you a victim of flooding? Are you looking for better flood prevention for your home?

A sump pump is an effective way to remove excess water from under your house. You can install a sump pump yourself with a bit of work.

Learn how to install a sump pump and where to get help if you need it.

What Is a Sump Pump?

A sump pump is a device that removes water from ...

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How Much Does Crawl Space Encapsulation Cost?

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Between 40-50% of the air in your home comes from your crawl space. If the air quality below your home is poor, then so is the air quality in your house. 

Crawl spaces are susceptible to many problems due to moisture from the outside. When too much moisture enters your crawl space, air quality issues begin. 

The best way to defend against multiple problems in your crawl space is through encapsulation. This article will talk about what crawl space encapsulation is and ...

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How to Fix a Leaky Foundation

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Did you know Maryland has an average annual precipitation of 59 inches? That’s a lot of moisture for your foundation to contend with, and all that rain can cause serious damage to it.

When moisture is able to penetrate your foundation, leaks can get into your basement and cause even more issues for your home. Rest assured, there is a solution to the problem, and this article will talk all about how to fix a leaky foundation. 

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8 Questions to Ask Your Basement Waterproofing Company

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Approximately 60% of households in the US have wet basements and run the risk of basement mold. Apart from mold, moisture in your basement could also compromise your home’s structural integrity and lead to a host of respiratory complications.

That said, there’s only one sure way to keep your basement moisture-free, and that’s to waterproof it. Basement waterproofing entails applying a waterproof membrane or sealant on your basement floor and walls to prevent water from penetrating it. 

It’s super difficult and ...

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Here’s the Average Cost of Basement Waterproofing Today

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Did you know that over 14.5 million homes are at risk of flooding across the nation? By 2050, experts predict that number will reach an astounding 16 million. 

Heavy rains and runoff pose a high risk if you live near a coastline or experience severe storm systems. The solution?

Waterproofing your basement can prevent house floods and keep your family safe. The average cost of basement waterproofing might make you wince, but the high costs of flood damage and repair will ...

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How to Waterproof a Basement

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Few things are more damaging to a home than water damage. It accounts for almost a quarter of all home insurance claims and sometimes isn’t covered at all.

Most homes that experience significant water damage have leakages in their basements. Standing water in your basement can wreak havoc on many of your home’s most important structures and appliances. Properly waterproofing your basement is key to avoiding costly home repair bills.

There are a few ways to waterproof a basement, but one stands above ...

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Everything You Need to Know About Wall Liner

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Moisture problems in the basement aren’t a matter of “if” — they’re a matter of “when.”

An astonishing 98% of all homes suffer water damage in their basement at some point, and whether you plan to finish yours or not, you need to keep moisture from creeping through your basement floor and walls. Without effective waterproofing measures in place, you’ll give mold an open playground to grow and a chance for moisture to damage your foundation.

So how do you keep your basement protected on all sides?

When it’s time to ...

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How Long Does Basement Waterproofing Last?

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Did you know that only 15 percent of Americans have flood insurance? While you might have home insurance, floods can have a drastic impact on your basement. 

Basement waterproofing is one of the best ways to mitigate lasting damage from floods and other water-related issues. Waterproofing your basement is an important structural aspect of your home. Keep reading to find out more.

Why Get Basement Waterproofing?

Basement waterproofing benefits come in their multitudes. There is no wrong time to get started ...

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The Rewarding Benefits of Crawlspace Encapsulation

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Are you tired of moisture building up in your crawlspace? Have you started noticing signs of mold growth and wood rot? Are you trying to get ahead of these problems before they bring down your house?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place. You need to learn about crawlspace encapsulation and how it can help you avoid moisture and the damage that comes with it.

Our crawlspace encapsulation company is filled with experts in ...

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