Posts Tagged ‘wet basement’

How to Waterproof a Basement

Friday, January 4th, 2013
Keep your basement dry with strategies that relieve water pressure rather than fighting it. There are many different opinions on the best way to waterproof a basement. Some “experts” insist that the only way to keep water from coming into the basement is to install a waterproof membrane against the… Read More »

Top Three Basement Waterproofing Tips for Homeowners

Monday, August 13th, 2012
Buying or owning a house is one of the biggest investments in someone’s life. However, maintaining and keeping the house’s pristine look can be difficult. Homeowners often face a wide variety of house issues. Some examples of such problems include mold, mildew, flooding, and weakened foundation. All of these problems… Read More »

Flood Prevention: Troubleshooting Your Sump Pump.

Thursday, March 29th, 2012
Tips to detect and prevent sump pump failures. Sump pumps are the homeowner’s first line of defense against basement flood. This article lists some simple steps that will help you make sure that your sump pump is able to handle the job when you need it most. by Cynthia Freeney… Read More »

Basement Flooding — More Than “Once In A Lifetime”!

Monday, December 19th, 2011
by Jacques Bouchard Homeowners can go years without using their battery backup sump pump system. But, as is being discovered in the Northeast these past few months, when you DO need a battery backup — you really need it! Between Hurricane Irene last August and the freak snowstorm that knocked… Read More »

Basement Flood: When Mother Nature is Not to Blame

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
When we think basement flooding, the first thing that comes to mind are torrential downpours, summer storms with thunder and lightning,  knocking down trees and  power lines. Some of us, usually the ones with chronically damp basements, might even think snow melt. Very few take into consideration that Mother Nature… Read More »