Basement condensation

Basement condensation can be your worst nightmare, causing dampness, mold, and potential structural damage to your property. As a homeowner, you want to protect your investment and ensure a healthy living environment for your family. That’s where Value Dry Waterproofing comes in. With over 20+ years of experience, they provide expert solutions for preventing and […]

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Do nail pops mean foundation problems?

You’ve noticed one or a series of small bumps on your drywall, and it’s an eyesore. Worse still, you’re wondering, do nail pops mean you have foundation problems? Nail pops in walls can be an indication of underlying foundation issues. Though a few nail pops can have other causes, it’s wise to seek a professional […]

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How to know if floor joists are bad?

If you’ve ever walked across creaky or uneven flooring, you know how annoying it can be. For homeowners, the feeling is worsened by worrying about a significant problem under the flooring. Your gut tells you something is wrong, but how do you know if floor joists are bad? Some telltale signs include rotting wood, skewed […]

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Do buried downspouts stop basement leaks?

As a homeowner, you may have faced the headache of dealing with water seepage in your basement, which can lead to various issues, including mold growth and structural damage. The solution to this frustrating problem could lie in underground downspouts. But do buried downspouts stop basement leaks? Buried downspouts can help prevent basement leaks by […]

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Crawl space vents

Dealing with crawl space moisture can be daunting for homeowners, as it directly impacts the overall health and safety of your upstairs living environment. A critical aspect of maintaining a dry and well-functioning crawl space is determining whether to keep the vents open or closed. The decision on whether to open or close these vents […]

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Sump pump alarm

A sump pump alarm is often considered an ‘accessory’ to a waterproofing system, but it is an integral part of the sump pump installation. A sump pump is a crucial component in homes, especially for those living in areas prone to flooding or excessive rain. While the sump pump works tirelessly to keep water levels […]

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What is Efflorescence?

Efflorescence is a white chalky substance that can build up on your basement walls. The substance itself isn’t dangerous, but it is something to pay attention to. It is the residue of dissolved salts left on the surface of a porous material (such as concrete) after the water transporting those salts has evaporated. Efflorescence most […]

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Do I need to clean my crawl space?

Cleaning your crawlspace can be very helpful for a variety of reasons. Value Dry will clean up the crawl space before doing any work, both for the efficiency of the job and the safety of our team. This means removing any standing water, trash, plastic, and other debris from the floor. That includes any leftover […]

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