Waterproofing 101

Cracks in basement floor

What causes cracks in basement floor

Posted Mar 15, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing

While every home is unique, they often experience problems that are actually very common. One of the common problems is cracks. These cracks can appear anywhere, from little cracks in…

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Covered window well

How to pick window well covers

Posted Mar 15, 2021 in Waterproofing, Window Wells and Covers

Window wells provide access to your basement windows and give the outside of your house a finished appearance. If you don’t put window well covers over the openings, debris collects…

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Service concrete raising

Why concrete sinks

Posted Mar 08, 2021 in Concrete Raising

Sinking concrete – you’ll come across it in the form of uneven, cracked, or sunken concrete slabs. And it doesn’t happen without cause. In fact, slab settlement is to blame…

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Injecting Polyurethane below the concrete slab

Better options than mudjacking

Posted Mar 08, 2021 in Concrete Raising

Mudjacking is the traditional technique of raising concrete, whereas using polyurethane is comparatively new and slightly more costly. While both methods are similar, polyurethane concrete raising has some distinct advantages…

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Chicagoland home in the spring

Spring checklist

Posted Mar 01, 2021 in Waterproofing, DIY Center

The beginning of warmer weather brings with it many chores – some cosmetic (like cutting the grass and pulling weeds), and some more practical (like cleaning the gutters and changing…

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Sump pump finished

Sump pump maintenance guide

Posted Mar 01, 2021 in Waterproofing, Sump Pump Solutions

When a severe storm hits, homeowners may experience excess water in their basements or the lower levels of their homes. A sump pump is an important tool that can help…

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Wet basement 2

How to fix a wet basement

Posted Feb 22, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing, Window Wells and Covers, Sump Pump Solutions, Bowing Walls

A flooded basement is a disaster no homeowner should have to face, but when it happens, it’s important to respond in a safe, sensible way. The best route back to…

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Foundation settling

Foundation problem vs Settling

Posted Feb 22, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing

Your home is your number one most valuable investment – so it makes sense that maintaining your home’s structural integrity is a high priority. When the structural integrity of a…

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Bowing walls after

Facts about bowing walls

Posted Feb 15, 2021 in Waterproofing, Bowing Walls

You may have noticed that the walls in your basement are bulging and bowing inward. This is a common problem with potentially serious consequences. Bowing basement walls are a sure…

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Bowed basement walls

How to prevent bowing walls

Posted Feb 15, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair

Water is one of the most powerful forces in the world. You only need to encounter bowing walls in your basement to understand how powerful water can be. Bowing walls…

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