Water Damage to Your Home Could Be Very Costly

Aside from the obvious cost of repairs, which can escalate if the water source isn鈥檛 found and repaired, there鈥檚 also the cost to your family鈥檚 health from infections and respiratory ailments stemming from moulds. Water can seep into your home from many sources, inside and outside your walls. If you have water leaking into your…

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Re-directing Water Away From Your Foundation

Excess water near your foundation can cause thousands of dollars in damages. Everyone knows that a leaky basement is no fun at any time of year. So how about a low cost way of helping reduce this likelihood, that you can do yourself. Luckily, gutter cleaning and downspout repair is fairly low-cost. Typically a good…

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Summertime, when a dry basement is easy

In those lazy hazy days of summer, a leaky basement is probably the furthest thing from your mind. When you do go into the basement does it feel cool and comfortable – or damp and moldy? If damp and moldy, you could very easily just have condensation (sweating because warm humid air is meeting the cold concrete wall) or…

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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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