Posts Tagged ‘drainage’
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!Read More
How to Help Prevent a Flooded Basement
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…Read More
Is Your Water Bill Higher Than It Should Be?
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…Read More
Does My Ontario Home Need A 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.Read More
Why Are Window Well So Important?
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…Read More
3 Types of Drainage: What You Need to Know
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.Read More
Sump Pumps: Why Does My Home Need One, And How Do I Test It?
A sump pump can be one of the most important pieces of equipment for foundation drainage systems, but there’s a good chance you’ve never considered how well it’s working to protect your home. Why would your home need a sump pump, and how can you test how well it’s working?Read More
How To Repair Basement Cinder Block Wall
Concrete block foundations have their benefits, though these days, you’ll find them supporting older homes. Because they are rarely solid in the middle, the cinder block used for foundations can develop unique problems. How would we approach repairing this kind of basement wall?Read More
What DIY Waterproofing Solutions Can Harm Your Basement?
When it comes to many home projects, doing it yourself is a proper solution. There are many places around the house where amateur handy people can put their skills to good use. One area we don’t recommend this work is the basement. While it might sound like a way to cut down on expenses, DIY…Read More
What Is Drainage Tile And How Is It Used?
In the world of home drainage and foundation protection, sometimes the simplest solutions are the most effective. One part uses durable pipes and gravity to guide water away from your basement: drainage tiles. A drainage tile system can prevent water from accumulating next to and degrading the concrete of your foundation. It’s an important part…Read More