ASHWORTH DRAINAGE BLOG

How to Help Prevent a Flooded Basement

December 19, 2022
flooded basement in a house

If your home is in a location where floods are likely, you know how devastating it can be. A flooded basement can ruin furniture, destroy walls and ceilings, and cause mold growth. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help prevent a flooded basement. Keep reading to learn more about preventing floods in your home and improving drainage.

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Is Your Water Bill Higher Than It Should Be?

November 21, 2022
Plumbing Fixtures

Do you feel like your water bill is a little too high? If so, you’re not alone. Many homeowners struggle to keep their water bills under control. In this post, we will discuss some of the reasons why your water bill might be higher than it should be. We will also provide some tips on how to reduce your water consumption and save money on your monthly utility bills!

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Does My Ontario Home Need A Sump Pump

October 30, 2022
sump pump

Sump pumps are an important part of any home in Ontario. If you don’t have one, you could be facing some serious water damage. In this post, we will discuss what a sump pump is, why you might need one, and how to choose the right one for your home.

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Why Are Window Well So Important?

September 14, 2022
Ashworth Window Well

Window wells are an important part of a home. They provide natural light and ventilation, which can help improve the overall air quality of your home. They also provide an escape route in the event of a fire or other emergency. If you’re considering adding a window well to your home, keep reading to learn more about why they are so important to have.

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Reasons Foundation Repair Is Important

August 14, 2022
Foundation damage

If you have a home, then it is important to make sure that the foundation is in good condition. A damaged foundation can lead to all sorts of problems, including structural damage to your home. In this post, we will discuss some of the reasons why foundation repair is so important. We will also talk about the signs that you need to have your foundation repaired and some of the benefits of doing so. (more…)

3 Types of Drainage: What You Need to Know

July 25, 2022
drainage

No matter what type of property you own, it’s important to know the basics of drainage. Inadequate water drainage can result in a variety of issues, including structural damage and flooding. In this post, we will discuss the three types of drainage: surface drainage, subsurface drainage, and stormwater management.

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How to Detect and Solve Yard Drainage Problems

June 6, 2022

Drainage is an important part of any property, and it’s especially crucial when it comes to yards. When water doesn’t drain properly, it can lead to a variety of problems, from flooding to erosion. In this post, we will discuss how to detect yard drainage problems and how to solve them. Keep reading to learn some tips on how to prevent these problems from happening. (more…)

Do I Need Foundation Repair?

May 15, 2022
Foundation repair

If you’ve been noticing cracks in your walls, floors, or ceilings, it’s possible that you need foundation repair. Many homeowners are unaware of the damage that can be done by a faulty foundation until it’s too late. Let’s discuss some common signs that you need foundation repair, as well as the benefits of getting it done sooner rather than later. (more…)

Assessing Your Basement for Winter Damage: Leaks, Cracks, and More

March 31, 2022
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The winter months can be harsh on your home, and your basement is no exception. If you haven’t already done so, it’s important to take a look at your basement for any signs of damage. Leaks, cracks, and water damage can all lead to expensive repairs down the road if not addressed early on. In this blog post, we will discuss how to assess your basement for winter damage and what you can do to fix it!

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What Does A Sump Pump Do?

January 12, 2022
Sump pump

 

The layperson probably doesn’t know the names of every piece of plumbing technology that keeps their home functional and dry. One of these pieces is a sump pump, and if your house doesn’t have one, its absence will be noticed as soon as flood season comes around.

This lifesaver drains away the water pooling beneath your house before it can cause significant damage to your property, but it goes largely unseen. How does this miracle of plumbing work, exactly? Read on to find out.

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