Basement Ventilation

If you spend a lot of time in your basement, you may notice that it is always more humid and stuffy than the rest of the house. It might have a musty odor that no amount of cleaning can get rid of. If your basement is primarily used for storage, then the air quality of the area may not be as noticeable. However,  you may notice that what you store in the basement ends up smelling like mildew. Thes...
Basement Flooding

Since your basement is below ground level, it is most susceptible to flooding. An appliance or pipe springing a leak anywhere in your home can end up flooding your basement. The same goes for flooding due to storms. There are a few important steps you can take to protect your home and belongings from basement flooding.  Shutting Off the Water With a burst pipe or appliance leak, you will need to...
Basement Waterproofing

Many homeowners don’t think about waterproofing their basement. It’s not usually covered under insurance since it is seen as the maintenance that the homeowner is responsible for. So why should you consider it? Here are three signs that basement waterproofing might be right for you. You Have Water in Your Basement Many times, when water finds its way into your basement, you may be at a loss as t...