Exterior basement waterproofing is a proactive rather than a reactive way to ensure that you have a dry basement. Ideally it is done while a house is being built, but exterior basement waterproofing can be undertaken with any basement, whether it is a basement of poured concrete or one of masonry block walls. The experts
A home’s foundation bears the weight of the entire home and must be in great shape to hold up for years in the often wet Milwaukee weather. While some home settling is normal, especially in the first three years of a home’s life, settling should cause little more than a few minor cosmetic problems. Of
Gutter Leaks might lead to Foundation Repair This spring has certainly been a wet one with a seeming overload of rain in many parts of the Upper Midwest. Combined with spring thaws and continued wet weather for the past year, many Wisconsin homeowners are finding themselves with muddy yards and wet basements these days.
Serious Cracks and Displacement For some people, it's the thought of spiders lurking in the dark. Others are unnerved by the clutter or the mechanical components that often reside there. Smart homeowners know that walls that are cracked or buckling are among the scariest things that you can find in a basement because
Water Leaks Through Floor Slab Your basement is a gold mine of potential. When finished, you can use it as a guest suite, a rental unit, or a home theater. Right now, your basement might be little more than a storage space. You know that the area needs a little TLC, but you
Making sure your basement is watertight and protected against leaks can help you make the most of these living spaces. Left unrepaired, water leaks can promote the growth of mold and mildew that can cause health issues for you and your family. Here are some of the most important points to remember about basement waterproofing
"Today I’m joined by Chris and Roger with Accurate Basement Repair to talk a little bit about a basement excavation project they are doing and how they’re making sure things are done the right way." "According to Roger, when a basement wall has cracked, failed, and moved too far, it can’t really be braced. It
Drainage Around Structure Severe storms like the ones we have had lately can put your Milwaukee basement waterproofing to the test. If the recent rainfall has left your basement in need of a little repair, the experts at Accurate Basement Repair can provide you with the right solutions for your specific situation. Here
One of the most challenging problems that a homeowner can face is a wet basement. In addition to damage that water can cause to carpet, walls and furniture, a leaky basement can lead to mold and mildew. This can ultimately lead to health problems in those living at the home.
A finished basement can add considerable equity and years of enjoyment to your home. That extra living space found in unfinished basements could be the blueprint of a new home theater or play room. Tackling a basement finishing project requires careful planning that typically goes beyond the scope of DIY.