You may be asking yourself, why is water coming up through my basement floor? Water in the basement is unfortunately very common. Water may enter your basement in a variety of ways, including seeping in through foundation walls and rising through the floor. We examine some indicators of water in the basement and explain how […]
Within your home, your basement is the most vulnerable portion of your to experience water damage. If a major storm passes through and creates flooding, your basement may experience water damage if suitable waterproofing measures are not in place. In some cases, even your basement waterproofing might fail due to a number of reasons. In […]
Since basements are built below the ground they tend to take in water. You may notice moist basement walls occasionally, water puddles from time to time, or in the worst-case scenario- a flooded basement. No homeowner wants a leaky and wet basement. Once the water has entered your home it can be extremely difficult to […]
A sump pump is your home’s defense against flooding, period. No matter if the flood is caused by a severe storm, sewer backup or a burst pipe, the result is the same, water causing damage to your home. When a sump pump fails, it can lead what should have been a small issue to becoming […]
As a homeowner, finding water or excessive moisture in your basement can be quite concerning. Trying to uncover where the moisture originated can be a difficult task at times. There are many reasons that can lead to water or moisture buildup in your basement, a burst pipe, too much humidity or even water seeping in […]
A basement is likely to have high levels of humidity due to its location, especially during heavy rainfalls. This results in damaging of properties among other unpleasant scenarios. Not only is it to have a humid basement, it can also be frustrating to take care of. So how can you prevent this from happening? Here’s […]
Your basement is a versatile space, useful for storage, extra living space and even additional bedrooms and bathrooms. But, what happens when your basement becomes wet from excess moisture? This scenario could invite mould, odour, damp walls, and even health issues among other unwanted results. A damp basement can be caused by multiple factors...
A flooded basement is something every homeowner would like to avoid as it would be an extreme hassle to deal with, no matter if your basement is finished or not. A sump pump is arguably one of the most effective tools to prevent flooding in your basement. A sump pump’s purpose is to remove any […]
A wet basement is unquestionably a headache and hassle that pretty much every homeowner would want to avoid. A wet or flooded basement can and will cause a variety of problems, including health-related issues and potential structural problems. When it comes to keeping your basement dry, preventative measures are always the best approach. ...