• Understanding the Top 3 Basement Waterproofing Methods

    Understanding the Top 3 Basement Waterproofing Methods There are few things worse for a homeowner than a wet basement. What appears to be just a tiny trickle or small puddle are the warning signs of a much bigger problem. Moisture in your basement can lead to an array of costly and time-consuming repairs. From structural […]

  • 6 Causes of Basement Moisture (and How to Fix Them)

    6 Causes of Basement Moisture (and How to Fix Them) Got a wet basement? Basement moisture is not an uncommon problem. In fact, basements are notoriously dark and damp places. Yet however common it may be, moisture in your basement can be bad news. Unfortunately for homeowners, a little bit of moisture can turn into […]

  • 9 Reasons Your Basement Might Leak in the Winter

    9 Reasons Your Basement Might Leak in the Winter Nothing will put a damper on your holiday plans faster than a flooded basement. No one wants to spend their holiday season mopping up water in an old, leaky basement rather than enjoying time with family and friends. The costly repairs and bothersome inconvenience associated with […]

  • Don’t Make These 10 Common Mistakes With Your Sump Pump

    A sump pump is a pump that is used to remove water that has gathered into a sump basin designed to collect water, usually found in the basement of a home. There are a few ways the water may enter the sump pump: it enters by funneling into the pump through the designated perimeter drains […]

  • What To Do When Your Sump Pump Goes Out

    While a comprehensive waterproofing and drainage systems have many layers, sump pumps are considered the most essential. Most homeowners in the D.C area have a sump pump in their basement to protect the house from flooding. Unlike the membranes, drainage sheets, and perforated pipe, which usually last for the life of the structure, sump pumps […]

  • 12 Signs It’s Time To Replace Your Sump Pump

    Any water that flows into your basement will make its way to this lowest point, which is why submersible sump pumps are in sump pits at the lowest point of your basement. When water enters your basement, the pump pulls it away from your foundation into your wastewater system and keeps your basement from flooding. […]

  • Causes of Water Seepage and Basement Leaks

    Causes of Water Seepage and Basement Leaks Water seepage is one of the most common problems associated with basements. It can lead to an abundance of problems that can ultimately harm your foundation, present breeding grounds for mold, and cost you an excessive amount of money. Basement leaks can be prevented if you know what […]

  • Everything You Need to Know About Water Damage Remediation

    Everything You Need to Know About Water Damage Remediation Water damage is one of the most common and worst side effects of water leakage or flooding in a basement. Water damage is also one of the leading causes of home insurance claims and it is responsible for millions of dollars in damages every year. In […]

  • What You Need to Know About Mold from Basement Flooding

    What You Need to Know About Mold from Basement Flooding The first thing you need to check for after a flooded basement is mold and fungus growth. Not only can mold cause serious health issues for you and your entire family, but if you let it get out of control and invade your home it […]

  • Top Methods for Basement Water Removal

    Top Methods for Basement Water Removal Major flood damage is without a doubt one of the most destructive events your home can experience and also one of the most emotionally draining and physically exhausting events you will endure as a homeowner. Regardless of the issue or reason behind the basement leak or flood, water damage […]