Crawl Space Encapsulation vs. Vapor Barrier Installation: Which Do You Need?

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You may not know, but underneath your home, there may be an unoccupied, narrow area called a crawl space. It’s similar to a basement, but smaller, so there’s not much you can do in this space.

This space can be left empty, but leaving it empty can lead to several issues. Your home’s crawl space can influence the air quality inside your home as moisture can buildup in this space. 

To prevent the buildup of moisture, consider protecting it. You need to consider crawl ...

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9 Questions to Ask Any Contractor That Provides Waterproofing Services

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Is your crawl space or basement moldy, musty, or damp? If so, then you’re going to need to hire a waterproofing contractor who can solve your water problems and make sure that your home is healthy, dry, and functional. It can be overwhelming to find the right contractor who provides waterproofing services, but it doesn’t need to be difficult. 

You just need to make sure that you talk to multiple contractors and ask the right questions. But which questions are really going ...

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Does a Crack in the Foundation of Your Home Mean Big Trouble?

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You may not be able to see most of it, but your foundation is the piece of your home that holds up the rest of the structure. Without it, your house wouldn’t be able to stand, which is why finding a crack in the foundation can be so scary. 

Is your home still safe? Do you have to move out? 

Before you start asking yourself these kinds of questions, take a step back. We’ve put together this guide to help you learn ...

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6 Benefits of Crawl Space Encapsulation

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Are you looking to improve the air quality in your home?

Many homeowners take to investing in a humidifier and high-tech air filters to improve their air quality. However, more homeowners should take a closer look at their crawl space area to improve their homes’ air quality.

This is because up to 50% of the air in your home comes in through the crawl space. The crawl space area in your home is likely one of the most neglected areas. If ...

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How to Prevent Flooding: Stairwell Drains

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We have all seen those homes where someone has revamped their basement and made it into a cozy little movie den or some other kind of entertainment area for family and friends. This is a great idea but the one thing you don’t want to deal with is a basement full of water damage. If you have a basement in your home you need to know how to prevent flooding. 

A stairwell drain is a way to eliminate the pooling of ...

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How to Find Quality Home Repair Professionals

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When it comes to your home, you only want the best, right?

From the furniture you buy to the way you clean it, everything is done to take care of your house and create your perfect sanctuary. So why should the people repairing it be any different?

If you’re on the hunt for home repair services, you need to make sure you’re getting the best. To help you out, we’ve put together our top tips for finding a quality home repair professional.

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What You Need to Know About DIY Basement Waterproofing

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Are you looking to learn how to DIY basement waterproofing? Well, it’s certainly possible, but you need to know some things first.

In premise, the first thing you need to do is to determine whether or not hiring a contractor is a more time-efficient and cost-effective approach to the question.

In this article, we will cover everything you need to know about how to get your basement waterproofed, even if you decide not to hire a contractor.

So if you’d like to get ...

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When to do Basement Waterproofing: How to Be Proactive

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Being proactive with your basement waterproofing is one of the smartest moves you can make as a homeowner. You don’t have to wait until your basement floods or you have water damage to call basement repair companies.

If you’re looking to avoid emergency home repair, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll go over everything you need about basement drainage and preventing expensive water damage. This is your go-to guide to preventative basement waterproofing.

Find the Water Source

If you see water ...

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5 Facts About Window Well Drains

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If you’re here, then you’ve probably got a number of questions ready and waiting. 

What is a window well drain? What are the uses for a window well drain? 

Where do window well drains go? Do you need to somehow connect this drain to the street or get permission to install them onto your home? 

If you have a basement with a window, you probably already have a window well. It’s the hole dug around a window located above floor level, such as ...

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The Top 3 Basement Waterproofing Methods You Need To Know

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To new homeowners, a flooded basement is their worst nightmare. However, nearly 98% of basements experience water damage at some point. 

Basement water damage can not only create problems with the structural integrity of a home, but it can also create a health hazard for homeowners if mold forms out of the collected moisture.  

Basements can become more susceptible to water damage through many external factors. Determining where water damage is coming from is paramount in fixing the problem right the first ...

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