Significant Water In Your Basement

Published: April 4, 2019 10:54am 12 Views

Basement Water It’s one of every homeowner's worst nightmares: coming down the stairs of your home to find water in the basement. Even worse still, when you return from a vacation and are unsure of how long there has been an issue. A wet basement can be a result of a variety of problems...

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Signs of Water

Published: February 14, 2019 2:41pm 42 Views

Many of us don't spend a lot of time in our basements, especially if they are unfinished. Maybe you head downstairs once a week to do laundry, or pull something out of storage. You may think "out of sight, out of mind" for your basement, but there are a lot of subtle things you should look for that...

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How to Deal With A Flooded Basement Emergency

Published: October 25, 2018 1:55pm 40 Views

Fear of Flooding It's one of every homeowner's worst nightmares: coming home to significant water on the floor of the basement. Your first reactions might be to rescue your belongings from the area or to step in to find the source of the flooding but it's important to deal with the issue safely and...

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How to Control Humidity In Your Basement

Published: September 13, 2018 6:43pm 30 Views

Warm, Wet, Basement Air In Upstate New York we welcome the warmer weather for the few months a year we break from the cold we're known for. As much as we all love a few months of sunshine and warmth, it does come with a side effect of humidity. And as uncomfortable as humidity can be for us, it can...

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Mold Dangers in the Home

Published: April 5, 2018 6:32pm 45 Views

Mold All mold is at least a nuisance (unless its on your cheese), but black mold can be a large health issue to those with prolonged exposure to it. Black mold (or Stachybotrys chartarum) can develop anywhere in the home but it particularly loves basements. Both unfinished and finished basement are...

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Snow Melting Can Cause Severe Damage to Basements

Published: February 13, 2018 2:46pm 47 Views

Everyone thinks that the biggest offender of water in a basement is from long periods of heavy rain. We in upstate New York know better, that our inches of snow can cause just as much damage to your home as rain water. Also though snow melting is a slower process than heavy downpours, it can be ju...

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Small Foundation Issues That Can Lead To Big Problems

Published: January 16, 2018 8:51pm 32 Views

The foundation of your home is the most important part of the structure of your house. Damages to the foundation can be detrimental to the condition of your home and create costly issues later. If you are ever in the position of wanting to sell your home, foundations are one of the first concerns...

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The Benefits of Waterproofing Your Basement

Published: October 23, 2017 1:00pm 32 Views

The Benefits of Waterproofing Your Basement Whether your basement serves as a living quarters, game room, or storage space, keeping it protected from unwanted damage is important to preserving its current function and safeguarding your building as a whole. As underground rooms, basements are at a mu...

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The Benefits of Hiring a Basement-Waterproofing Professional

Published: September 23, 2017 1:00pm 68 Views

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Professional for Your Basement Waterproofing Project Getting your basement waterproofed is important to protecting your home or business from unwanted water damage. If you currently researching basement waterproofing, you are likely considering one of two choices: wat...

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What to Know Right Away When You Have Mold

Published: August 23, 2017 1:00pm 45 Views

So, you've found mold on your property. Naturally, you're worried about potential health risks, costs, and damages to your belongings. You probably want to know how the mold got into your home or business in the first place, and you certainly want to know how to remove it. Likewise, you probably wan...

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Water Damage To Basement Foundation Walls

Published: August 4, 2017 1:00pm 33 Views

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3 Steps to Preventing Water Damage in Your Basement| New York | Everdry Waterproofing

Published: July 23, 2017 1:00pm 68 Views

Out of all the rooms in your building, your basement is at highest risk for water damage. This is largely due to the fact basements come into contact with porous soil at all four walls and bear the brunt of downward-flowing water after precipitation. To help you prevent water damage in your basement...

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The Best Waterproofing Plan for Your Basement

Published: June 23, 2017 1:00pm 106 Views

As an underground structure, your basement comes into direct contact with soil at each of its four walls. This places it at a heightened risk for flooding and water damage. In order to help prevent any unwanted damages or flooding in your home, it's important to have your basement properly waterproo...

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Many Homes Suffer From Water Damage

Published: June 4, 2017 1:00pm 40 Views

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Identify Signs Of Serious Mold Problems

Published: May 15, 2017 4:00pm 42 Views

5 Signs of Serious Mold Problems Mold is a type of fungus that grows in multi-cellular thread-like structures called hyphae. There are several species of mold, many of which are toxic to humans to varying degrees. Mold thrives in dark, damp, and cool climates and can grow both inside and outside pro...

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Home Checklist For Assessing Potential Water Issues

Published: May 4, 2017 1:00pm 36 Views

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What to Include in Your Home Inspection Checklist

Published: February 23, 2017 6:39pm 41 Views

Whether it's a brand new, custom-built luxury home or more of a fixer-upper, purchasing a home is a huge decision that should not be made until you've had a chance to thoroughly inspect all interior and exterior aspects of the property. While it's always recommended you hire a licensed p...

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Things to Include in your Home Inspection Checklist

Published: February 4, 2017 7:05pm 33 Views

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What to Do When You Find Water in Your Basement

Published: January 23, 2017 10:15pm 69 Views

Finding water in your basement can be quite alarming at first, and the most important first step to remedying the situation is to understand where it is likely coming from and why. If you find water in your basement just after it has rained or once the snow has melted that should provide you with a...

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How to Prevent a Leaking Basement

Published: January 12, 2017 6:17pm 36 Views

Rain is great for your garden or as some relief from the summer heat, but it can mean disaster if you have a leaking basement. Those homeowners who spend a lot of time watching DIY videos online may think that preventing your basement from leaking is rather easy. While there are some tips you...

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Signs of Water in the Home

Published: January 4, 2017 11:02pm 32 Views

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The Importance of Promptly Addressing Foundation Problems

Published: January 4, 2017 10:59pm 71 Views

Your home is only as strong as its foundation, and if such a fundamental system begins to fail you're not only risking the safety of everyone in the house but also expensive, time-consuming repairs. Foundation issues deserve top priority and you should act quickly if you even suspect your founda...

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Basement Waterproofing

Published: January 4, 2017 10:47pm 37 Views

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The Importance of Basement Waterproofing

Published: January 4, 2017 10:44pm 80 Views

When you were purchasing your home, did you investigate whether or not the basement was waterproofed? If you answer no you're not alone. It is an often overlooked detail when people are shopping for homes, because waterproofing generally isn't high on most homebuyers' lists of amenities...

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How Water Could Enter Your Home

Published: December 12, 2016 4:36pm 28 Views

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Is Mold a Threat to Your Health?

Published: December 7, 2016 4:13pm 31 Views

Your home is a refuge from the outdoors, including harsh weather, pollution and insects, but there is one thing that can infiltrate your home without you knowing it: mold. A little mold might seem innocuous, but it can pose a threat to your health as its spores become airborne and it grows and expan...

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