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How do I Stop My Sump Pump from Overflowing?

Basement floods aren’t on anybody’s bucket list, nonetheless, they are the most common occurrence in homes. Since the main symbols of our climate here in Canada are rain and snow, basement waterproofing, sump pumps and floods are frequent topics. This is because rain and snow don’t make things much easier for the basement. In fact, […]

How do you Maintain Window Wells?

Window wells make living in the basement thousand times more pleasant. You get to have enough ventilation, natural light and sometimes even a unique view. With accessibility to sunlight and fresh air, mold, and mildew as well. However, these wonderful perks come with a price. To get the most out of such a structure, you […]

5 Tips To Prevent Basement Flooding

A homeowner’s least wanted visitor is a basement flood. Nobody likes them. They are messy, stinky and difficult to handle, but despite our wishes, they happen very often. Whether due to a disconnected sewer line or because of a tree root clogging a pipe, your basement can get flooded in no time. So besides doing […]

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 […]