Basement Blog

Struggling With a Wet Basement? Here’s What You Should Know

October 10, 2017
Wet Basement A wet basement is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. The Basement Health Association (BHA) says over 67% of homes suffer from the problem. Dealing with this common issue requires proper inspection by a certified contractor before any water proofing system is installed. Most homeowners avoid all this and try DIY basement finishing with the […]

A Simple Guide to Deal with Foundation Wall Cracks in Elizabeth NJ

September 26, 2017
Foundation Wall Cracks in Elizabeth NJ One of the most frustrating issues homeowners have to deal with is foundation damage. However beautiful your home looks today, it is highly likely that it will develop a foundation issue over time. The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) says the most common foundation problems they deal with are foundation […]

Crawl Space Sealing Benefits

September 10, 2017
Crawl Space Sealing Crawl spaces aren’t a common feature in modern construction. However, they were common in older homes. In those days, crawl spaces were left open or vented. This was believed to improve circulation of air in the space. However, it has become widely known that vented crawl spaces are more of a liability […]

How to Ensure Effective Mold Remediation in Scotch Plains NJ

August 25, 2017
Mold Remediation in Scotch Plains NJ Mold is a common problem to have in a home. However, that doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. It can be a recurring problem if not dealt with properly. If you want to ensure effective mold remediation, be sure to take the following steps: Learn more about […]

4 Important Points to Consider When Choosing a Battery Backup Sump Pump

August 9, 2017
Battery Backup Sump Pump What is the most important device to have in a basement? Most people would refer to their sump pumps as being the most important devices they have in their basements. While sump pumps are important, there is a device that is even more important: your battery backup sump pump. Your primary […]

Non Structural Foundation Crack Repair in Union NJ

July 25, 2017
Foundation Crack Repair in Union NJ Have you noticed cracks on your foundation walls? Any crack in your foundation is bad news. However, some are worse than others. The method of repair applied to the foundation cracks will also depend on what type of crack you’re dealing with. Non-structural foundation cracks Non-structural foundation cracks are […]

Battery Backup Sump Pump – Planning for Storms

July 10, 2017
Battery Backup Sump Pump If you live in an area that is prone to storms and flooding, you know that it’s important to have a plan in place to prevent the flooding of your basement. This often includes waterproofing measures such as the installation of a sump pump to remove any water that enters your […]

Basement Waterproofing in Elizabeth NJ – Where The Water on Your Floor is Coming From

June 26, 2017
Basement Waterproofing in Elizabeth NJ Have you spotted water on your basement floor? The first thought that crosses many people’s minds is that they are dealing with a basement leak. How else would water find its way into your basement? However, this may not always be the case especially when there are no signs of […]

Concrete Foundation Sealing – Easy and Effective

June 9, 2017
Concrete Foundation Sealing If you have a concrete foundation floor, you’re probably wondering how you can ensure that water won’t penetrate it. There are various options available in the market for the waterproofing of basement floors. Waterproofing paint has so far been lauded as the most effective. Paint Doesn’t Cut It There has been a […]