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The Most Common Areas that Flood in a Home

The biggest enemies of homeowners are floods. They happen when we least expect and turn our daily lives upside down. The chances of you experiencing a flood are even higher in rainy and snowy climates. That’s why Canadian households have always faced this unwanted issue. Before you contact an expert (and you must when noticing […]

How do you Fix Common Plumbing Problems?

Plumbing problems are very common, especially in rainy climates and older homes. Everyone has faced at least once in their lifetime and some people face them on a regular basis. Besides contacting a professional plumber, here is how to DIY fix your plumbing issues: Leaks and Floods Leaks and floods happen all the time. They […]

What Causes Moisture in Basement?

We usually use basements as storage spaces. This is because most basements aren’t suitable for entertainment and living areas. However, if you invest in basement waterproofing, insulation, window wells, and a few furniture pieces, your basement will look like a mansion. Besides increasing home value, you can make additional revenue from renting...

What is Weeping Tile Used for?

A weeping tile and a sump pump are the main parts of a basement waterproofing system. The latter pumps out excess water, while the first one gathers it. Homes placed in rainy or snowy climates have higher water tables beneath their homes, so when the rain starts falling those water tables rise more quickly and […]

Do Sump Pumps Prevent Flooding?

Basement floods are common in almost every part of the world. They can occur more frequently in wet and moisty areas, but are also a threat for homes in dry climates. The best way of protecting homes from unwanted floods is basement waterproofing. It is a costly and time-consuming process which involves digging up your […]

How do Basements Flood?

Basement waterproofing is a commonly done procedure for wet basements. It is done either externally or internally and it ensures that your basement stays nice and dry. For homes which are located in rainy and snowy areas, a basement flood becomes a regular visitor. This mainly happens because of malfunctions in your home’s drainage system....

Different Ways to Clean and Repair Your Drains

Cleaning and repairing drains can be easily done in cases of small malfunctions. To recognize you have drainage issues, start observing the way water behaves in your home. There are several signs of clogged or broken drains and pipes. These signs include mold growth, slow drainage, sewer back-ups, wall cracks or leaks and unpleasant odours....