Removing Moisture from your Basement

Musty odors and dampness in basements are common summer problems in many houses. Sometimes, the dampness comes from summer rains that result in storm water finding its way into the basement. Sometimes, it doesn’t enter as water, but as water vapor coming through the basement wall from saturated soil on the outside of the wall. More often,…

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Floods are number one in property damage

Next to spring thaw, heavy storm rainfall is the most common cause of flooding. Heavy rains caused by thunderstorms — or warm, moist air rising rapidly — can produce flash floods. The tropical storms and hurricanes of eastern Canada also carry the risk of heavy precipitation. Hurricane Hazel, in October 1954, deposited more than 100 millimetres…

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The Most Trusted Basement Repair Franchise That Cares

A sad fact is that if you own a home with a basement, at some point in time, you’re probably going to have to deal with water getting in from somewhere. Wet basements are a big subject with many problems that can happen, and for the most part tend to cause concern and worry for most…

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Spring Rains and Leaky Basements

There’s a simple reason why rain in the early new year months floods so many basements. There are a number of events that all come together like a perfect storm. The conditions are as follows; 1/. The ground outside is frozen. Perhaps from 4-16 inches depending on how cold it’s been. Right now in HRM it’s…

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Wet or Leaky Basement Tips

Wet or LeakyBasement Tips When it comes to wet or leaky basements, everyone knows the old saying “An ounce of prevention is always worth more than a pound of cure”. Yet the majority of us it seems live our lives under the philosophy of,  “Why do today when we can put off until tomorrow.” With…

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What You Should Know about Foundation Crack Injection

Typical Applications for Waterproofing Using Injection Injection is commonly used in many waterproofing applications for poured concrete foundations and/or solid concrete structures. Examples are: 1. Crack repair and waterproofing of any poured concrete structure such as foundations, parking garages, concrete swimming pools, etc.;2. Form ties, tie rod ends or snap rods;3. Honeycombed areas in foundation…

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