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Making a home is everyone’s dream, but the reality of the situation is that there are many factors to consider, including the various types of products available and the right contractor to hire. Roof waterproofing is often overlooked in times of stress. Waterproofing the roof lengthens its life span, and makes it durable and beautiful....
24 December 2018 - 11:40, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
What is Basement Waterproofing? We can help you make sure no water enters the most vulnerable areas of your home. We provide our clients with Basement Waterproofing for below ground areas such as basements, cellars and soil retaining sections of all types of properties. If you own a property with an unprotected basement, you could...
30 November 2018 - 9:52, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
While many people in the construction industry associate us with just tunnelling, it isn’t the only sector that we are experienced in. At first glance, basements aren’t similar to tunnels in shape, scope, dimension or even use, but when water is involved, the consequences are very similar indeed. As civil engineers, we have seen the...
3 June 2019 - 15:13, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
Getting water out of your basement and fixing the underlying problems are two of the most important things you can do to protect the value of your home and health of your family. Not only does a wet basement feel and smell nasty, it poses a great risk to your home’s value. Left unchecked, basement...
Water leaks in concrete slabs can cause a lot of damage. The sooner you detect water leaks, the better. However, detecting these leaks is not easy and often by the time you find them, they have already caused significant damage. So with this in mind, it raises the question of what are some of the common...
14 November 2021 - 14:33, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
We provide additional guidance on the need for a basement waterproofing expert in this technical article. During construction, it is imperative that all work be completed within the appropriate tolerances. Many self-builders and developers are converting damp basements and building parts of new houses below ground. There is no need to build high in order...
3 June 2019 - 15:25, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
If you’re trying to figure out how to cure a wet or musty basement, you’re probably curious about advertisements for products that claim to waterproof basement walls. So you wonder: Is it really possible to dry out a basement simply by sealing the walls? Yes, it is possible — but to make sure you’re choosing...
12 November 2021 - 14:02, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
You can install plastic or metal gutter extensions if water is being deposited near your house by downspouts. Extensions aren’t the best long-term solution, especially if you’re going to trip over them or run over them with a lawnmower. Underground drain pipes are invisible and can move a lot of gutter runoff farther away from...
6 October 2021 - 16:02, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
The primary purpose of this booklet is to inform the homeowner, home buyer, and home builder about the cause of wet basements and crawlspaces plus effective measures for preventing or correcting problems. This information will enable the public to build, select, or repair homes wisely. The booklet is also intended to provide a common basis...
3 June 2019 - 15:33, by , in Basement Waterproofing, Comments off
In this article, we provide you with real-life examples of what basement leaks look like so that you can recognize the cause of the water in your basement. This knowledge will speed up the process of getting the basement leak repaired if you have a leaking foundation.   Introduction to basement leaks Having conducted thousands...