Looking to Waterproof your Basement? Here’s What You Need to Know.

basement sump pump pit installation

Basement waterproofing is the process of making your basement resistant to water or moisture to prevent structural damage to your property. Basement waterproofing is an important but frequently overlooked aspect of home upkeep, particularly in unfinished basements. Mold, mildew, and structural damage are just a few of the problems that might arise if your basement […]

The Benefits of Investing in Basement Insulation

Basement Insulation

If you experienced a particularly chilly winter season, you may have thought about your insulation. Insulation will keep your home warm and protected from the outside, and particularly in your basement. Your basement plays a large role in regulating the overall temperature and air quality of your home, so ensuring it is properly insulated can […]

Crawl Space Versus Basement

Crawl Space versus Basement

When it comes to home improvement and storage, many people don’t realize that there are two distinct types of spaces in their homes: the basement and the crawl space. While both provide extra storage and utility space, there are several key differences between the two. The first major difference between a basement and a crawl […]

Common Basement Issues

basement health

Are you noticing strange odors in your basement? Are you seeing water coming in from the walls? Are you feeling a dampness in the air? These are all signs that you may have issues with your basement. Your basement is a valued place in your home, it is where your friends and family gather, so […]

How to Waterproof a Basement: Case Study

basement waterproofing systems

Curious about basement waterproofing systems? Here’s a case study from a job our team in Richmond completed! How to Waterproof a Basement: Step-by-Step Step 1. Remove and clear a path along the basement walls for installing the drain system. Step 2. Find and mark the location of the sump pump for cutting/breaking through a test […]

How to Get Rid of Mold in the Basement

cleaning to get rid of mold in the basement

Mold is a severe problem in houses that you shouldn’t overlook. It’s not only ugly, but it has the potential to create significant health issues. Mold can be hazardous to anybody. But the elderly, newborns, and people with allergies are most at risk from mold exposure. Residents of houses with mildew and moisture are also at a higher […]

How to Fix a Sagging Floor: A Complete Guide

how to fix a sagging floor

Many homeowners and owners of commercial property have dealt with a sagging floor. Floors can sag for many reasons. For instance, they may sag due to the natural settling of your property or building materials over time. However, a sagging floor may also signify damage from water leaks or pests, like termites. In other instances, […]

Can Mold in Basement Affect the Upstairs? Everything You Need to Know.

can mold in basement affect upstairs

If you find water in your basement, you might wonder, “Can mold in basement affect upstairs?” For most property owners, the answer is usually yes. Mold can turn into a serious issue if you don’t deal with it correctly—and quickly. Many mold situations even warrant enlisting the help of a well-qualified, professional mold remediation service. […]