How Helical Piers are Installed

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How to Grade Your Basement Waterproofing Company

Basement waterproofing is becoming more and more popular, especially in the northeast and Pacific northwest areas of the country where high rainfall and groundwater saturation can cause major flooding problems. New home construction in these parts of the country almost inevitably involve the installation of footer drains and other waterproofing measures, and there are many companies that specialize in preventing water damage during the initial construction process. Other contractors are also able to waterproof basements of older homes, which may have been built without adequate water damage and flooding protection back when materials and practices weren’t as high tech as…

How Annual Rainfall Affects Basement Waterproofing

With recent advances in materials and construction technology, basement waterproofing techniques are quickly gaining popularity. When it comes to new residential construction, basement waterproofing techniques such as the installation of footer drains or french drains is a given if a home is being built in a wet area of the country. If you own an older home, however, the technology used when your residence was constructed might not currently protect you from all flooding and water damage problems.

Basement Waterproofing on a Budget

Basement waterproofing is becoming a more and more popular option for homeowners, and is usually the norm for new home construction. Even owners of older homes whose basement waterproofing safeguards are becoming ineffective with age are starting to consider re-doing their structure’s waterproofing, a venture which could end up costing thousands. While older homes can be a great investment that pays off in the long run, making a mistake like overlooking potential flooding problems could end up costing your plenty of time and money.

Recent Advances in Basement Waterproofing Technology

When homes were built a century ago, the materials and techniques available to builders were good for the time, but a lack of contemporary materials such as plastic piping, block materials and excavating machinery prevented them from effectively protecting structures from water damage and leakage. Today, there are thousands upon thousands of homeowners whose properties are many decades old, but that doesn’t prevent them from affordably taking advantage of current basement waterproofing technology. And while some older homes may require a complete basement overhaul in order to rival the waterproofing of more modern houses, you may…

For Basement Waterproofing, Less is Sometimes More

There are few projects that can potentially take more effort and money than waterproofing the basement of your home, whether it’s brand new or a century old. More than a few homeowners have seen basement waterproofing jobs that they assumed would be little balloon into fiascoes that end up costing thousands of dollars and weeks of time. Fortunately, most of these cases were preventable and probably could have been solved with a vastly less extravagant solution.

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