Preparing Your Concrete Basement Walls For Waterproofing

Posted on: 28 October 2016

If you have an extremely wet basement, then it is wise to remove the water from the space before mold and mildew start to form. Basement waterproofing involves work both indoors and outdoors, and you can complete some of the techniques yourself. Indoor techniques include placing waterproofing paint. There are several things you should do before adding the paint, like the following. Dry The Walls Most basement waterproofing paints work by creating an impenetrable and flexible seal that keeps water from moving into your basement.
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How To Repair A Leak In Your Roof

Posted on: 27 October 2016

Leaky roofs can be caused by a number of problems. It could have been caused by rotten wood beneath your shingles, a roof vent issue, or even from poorly caulked dormer windows. No matter the cause of your leak, if left undetected, it can cause a bigger problem such as interior damage or even mold/mildew problems. See below for helpful tips on how to repair a leak, as well as preventative maintenance you can be doing to help prevent these leaks.
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FAQs About Winter Fires

Posted on: 27 October 2016

During the winter, there is an increased risk of experiencing a house fire. Before the winter season arrives, it is important that you and your family take precautions to protect yourself fire. You also need to be prepared in case a fire does occur. Here are some things you need to know before winter arrives. Why Are Fires More Likely in Winter? There are a number of reasons that the chances of experiencing a house fire is increased.
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3 Simple Steps To Take To Help You Control Moisture In Your Basement

Posted on: 27 October 2016

If your basement is musty and damp, it's probably because there is water leaking in somehow. This type of problem is extremely common, but it is not the type of problem you should ignore, because ignoring it will only lead to further issues. The best thing you can do if you have a musty basement is hire a contractor to perform waterproofing services. If you would prefer trying something a little cheaper than this, you may want to do the following three things to help control the amount of moisture you have in your basement.
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