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What Is that Musty Smell in My House?

You’d be surprised how many times we hear that question. The truth is, there is no single answer that applies to every home. You have to do some investigating. Some people may not even notice a musty smell. Every nose is different. But if you, family members, or visitors notice a musty smell, it’s time […]

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7 Tips to Prevent a Flooded Basement

A flooded basement can be a real problem, especially if it happens every time there is a period of heavy rain. Today, we’re going to give some tips on how to prevent basement flooding. Many of these are things that you, as a homeowner can do to help prevent future problems.  If you know your […]

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How Much Does Basement Waterproofing Cost?

If you’re asking about basement waterproofing cost, you likely have a wet basement, standing water, or have recently purchased a home that shows signs of water intrusion and you’re concerned. Water intrusion into your foundation walls is serious business. Left unchecked, it can affect the structural integrity of your home. We often get asked “How […]

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Top Questions to Ask A Basement Waterproofing Contractor

If you’re looking for a basement waterproofing contractor, you may have a wet basement or have experienced a flooded basement after heavy rains. So where do we go when we’re looking for a contractor? The Internet, of course. It’s always good practice to be able to ask knowledgeable questions before hiring any type of contractor. […]

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Exterior vs Interior Basement Waterproofing – How to Choose

If you have a wet basement or have experienced a flooded basement, you may be looking at your options. That’s smart. Professional basement waterproofing is a long-term solution to your water intrusion problems. But which is better for your home? Exterior or interior basement waterproofing? It depends. Full disclosure: We’re primarily an interior basement waterproofing […]

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Top Signs You Need Basement Waterproofing

We’ve all heard the saying “April Showers Bring May Flowers,” but April showers can bring something not quite so pleasant – a wet basement, or worse, a flooded basement. At Value Dry Waterproofing, the spring and late summer months are frequently the busiest. That makes sense because that’s when the Mid-Atlantic area usually gets the […]

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Best Dehumidifier for Your Basement

The best dehumidifier for your basement is the one that does the job most efficiently with the least amount of hassle. If your basement is normally dry but the air feels sticky when you’re not running the AC, a portable dehumidifier might do the trick.  We are a big fan of installing ventilation devices like […]

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How to Choose a Basement Waterproofing Contractor

If you have a wet basement or your basement flooded due to groundwater coming in through your foundation walls or up through the concrete basement floor, you may be thinking about hiring a basement waterproofing contractor. This is especially true if you’ve tried some DIY solutions like regrading, burying your gutters away from your home […]

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The Case Against Basement Waterproofing Products Like Paint and Sealers

With snow melt and heavy rains in the winter months, many homeowners in Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware start to see water seeping into their basements through their foundation. The water may be coming up through the floor or you may notice damp or leaking basement walls. If you have a finished basement, you may not […]

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