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Category: Basement waterproofing

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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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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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7 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Heavy Rains

7 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Heavy Rains Clear debris from outside stairwell drains, window well drains, and egress window drains Ensure that drains are flowing properly Check sump pump discharge lines Check gutter downspouts Check the driveway Avoid aggressive roots when planting trees Build a soil crown Having issues with a wet basement […]

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Wet Basement Solutions for Historic Homes

Throughout Maryland, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia there are a lot of neighborhoods with historic homes built before 1900. These houses have stood for many decades and they offer a unique charm to homeowners. It is important that residents of historic homes in places like Frederick, MD; Alexandria, VA; and Georgetown hire the right professionals […]

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