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Basement Waterproofing Glossary – Top Terms You Need to Know

Every field of work has its own terminology and the basement waterproofing industry is no different. Some terms we throw around have to do with the science behind why you have a wet basement or crawl space. Others have to do with waterproofing solutions. We put this list together for you to refer to as […]

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Battery Backup Sump Pumps

This is going to be a very brief blog post explaining why it’s a good idea to have a battery back-up system for your sump pump. (If you are not familiar with sump pumps, I recommend doing a quick skim of the information on our sump pump page.) First, it’s important to note that because of […]

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Why Does My Basement Leak?

This was originally published by Value Dry on April 9, 2015 and has been updated.  What is it that causes wet and leaky basements? Well, the one-sentence answer is that it has to do with the soil composition in the area where we live and the way that home foundations for basements are typically constructed around […]

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How Crawl Space Encapsulation Saves You Money

If your home has a crawl space, you could be wasting money on your electric bill without even realizing it. Your crawl space can have a big impact on the temperature of your home, especially during hot summers and frigid winters. Luckily, crawl space encapsulation is the perfect solution to help you save money on your energy expenses […]

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5 Warning Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Sump Pump

5 Signs it’s Time to Replace Your Sump Pump Excessive Vibrations Old Age Rust Electrical Failure Continuously Running If your house has a basement or crawl space, it is likely that you have a sump pump to prevent flooding disasters. If you are not familiar with sump pumps, they are typically installed into the floor in basements […]

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Searching for the Best Basement waterproofing Company

If you’ve noticed water seeping through your basement, it might be time to look into contracting with a Basement waterproofing company. Long-term exposure to moisture can create mold and structural damage, so dealing with the problem quickly is a must. How can you know which company to trust, though? What should you look for when choosing […]

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5 Homeowner Tips After Heavy Snow

Homeowner Tips After Heavy Snow Clear snow from outside stairwells Clear snow from window wells and egress exits Ensure that drains are flowing properly Check sump pump discharge lines Check gutter downspouts After a heavy snow, here are some precautions that homeowners can take to help prevent water issues inside the home. These tips will […]

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Is Your Basement and Crawl Space Winter-Ready?

The winter can be one of the most wonderful times of the year! With the holiday season and weather turning colder, there’s nothing better than being cozy inside with friends and family. Of course, there are a lot of things to do to make the holiday season just right! Along with shopping and other preparations, many of […]

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