How to Spot Early Signs of Foundation Problems

Your home is more than just a place to live; it’s an investment and a sanctuary for you and your family. Ensuring its longevity and structural integrity is paramount, which is why detecting early signs of foundation problems is crucial. Ignoring or overlooking these signs can lead to severe damage, costly repairs, and even safety…

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Basement Waterproofing Myths Debunked

Basements are susceptible to moisture infiltration, which can lead to a host of problems such as mold growth, structural damage, and reduced indoor air quality. As experts in basement waterproofing and foundation repair, Ashworth Drainage is dedicated to dispelling common myths surrounding basement waterproofing. In this blog, we’ll debunk prevalent misconceptions and provide accurate information…

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Why is My Basement Drain Backing Up?

If you’ve ever had a basement drain back up, you know how frustrating it can be. Water can start to seep in through small cracks in the foundation, causing all sorts of problems. What causes this to happen and how can you prevent it from happening again? Read on to find out!

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Is Your Water Bill Higher Than It Should Be?

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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…

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3 Types of Drainage: What You Need to Know

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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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What’s The Difference Between A Plumber And A Drainage Contractor?

To the average person, plumbers and drainage contractors sound like similar professions. The thing about water issues is that not all of the causes and solutions are the same – as such, the two jobs are different, too! Here’s when you should call a plumber and when you should call a drainage contractor.

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How Much Does It Cost To Put In A French Drain?

An essential part of any home waterproofing plan is a working French drain. This simple system collects water as it falls to the foot of your foundation and directs it to a storm drain or sump pump. If your home needs a system put in, or you need to replace the existing one, you may…

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What Do I Need To Do To Winterize My Window Wells?

Winter is just around the corner, and it’s time to think about preparing your home for the cold weather. You’ve checked the insulation, your HVAC system, the sealing around your windows and doors – but did you remember the window wells?

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How Do Waterproofing Inspections Work?

Waterproofing and drainage problems are not always easy to spot. When these issues are small, they can be almost imperceptible; it isn’t until they become large that the average homeowner notices – think flooded basements, water spots on walls, and damaged items.  A professional, visual inspection can detect these problems before they cause extensive (and…

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What’s So Great About French Drains?

Water isn’t immune to gravity: it always moves to the lowest point. On many properties, that can be the ground around a home. When heavy rains fall or snow begins to melt, all that water can flow through the soil and right up to the foundation walls. One of the ways to stop this water…

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