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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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Fall Home Maintenance Tips – Preparing Your Home for Winter

With fall weather kicking in full swing, now is the perfect time to think about getting your house ready for winter weather and snow. Taking preventative steps now can save you money down the road and the headache of dealing with serious issues to your basement, attic or foundation. The following home maintenance items can make […]

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Battery Backup Sump Pumps – Are They Worth the Investment?

You may not know it, but your sump pump could be the difference between a dry and wet basement or crawl space when heavy rains hit. As a quick reminder, household sump pumps: Are installed in the lowest part of a basement or crawlspace; Pump groundwater away from your home’s foundation so the basement or crawlspace stays […]

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9 Common Homeowner Issues Fixed by Crawl Space Encapsulation

Common Homeowner Issues Fixed by Crawl Space Encapsulation Crawl Space Leaks and Flooding Musty or Unpleasant Smells Damage to Wood Supports and Floors Burst Pipes Damage to Stored Items Cold Floors in Winter Damage to Stored Items High Air Conditioning and Heating Bills Pest Control Headaches When Selling Your Home Whether you know it or […]

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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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