How Plate Anchors are Installed


This video shows the installation process for ECP plate anchors. Plate anchors are used for certain types of foundation and wall repairs. To learn more contact us at www.myfoundationrepairs.com.

Basement Waterproofing in New Homes

As builders and homeowners become more aware of the dangers posed by flooding and water damage, basement waterproofing practices have become almost universal in new residential construction. By using modern waterproofing materials such as PVC footer drains, excavating equipment and wall sealants, construction experts can make it much less likely that your home will experience significant water damage problems. Unfortunately, in many older homes, the same waterproofing techniques weren’t put in place because they simply weren’t available when the home was built.

Outdoor Shed Foundations – Where to Start

Most of us need an extra storage space around our homes. And if you are like me, you love creating things for your home, not only to save money, but because it’s fun? Here you’ll find some things to think about and plan before building a storage shed for your backyard.

Save Money With Phased Basement Waterproofing

As a homeowner, waterproofing your basement is one of the most important projects you could undertake to insure the value and safety of your home, especially if you live in an area that is prone to large amounts of yearly rainfall. Basement waterproofing helps protect against water damage and flooding that might not seem likely now, but become more and more of a possibility as the foundations of your home age and hydrostatic pressure builds up against your basement’s walls and floor.

The Key to Planning Your Basement Waterproofing

Your home may be the largest single investment you make in your life, and there’s nothing quite like owning your own house to give your family a stability, pride and sense of ownership that renters don’t experience. Unfortunately, however, the investment doesn’t stop when you sign the mortgage papers. Even if your salary allows you to pay your monthly mortgage without any troubles, other unexpected maintenance issues will inevitably pop up that require a good deal of time and funds to fix properly.

The Art and Science of Basement Waterproofing

The methods used to protect homes from flooding and water damage have changed significantly in the last century, as have the materials used in residential construction. With the advent of equipment like plastic piping and modern excavating tools, basement waterproofing has become easier to do adequately. But because of the amount of technical detail involved in the process, it has also become easier to make costly mistakes that could have serious ramifications in for the future of your home.

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