Waterproofing 101

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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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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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Submersible sump pump

Maintaining your sump pump

Posted Feb 08, 2021 in Waterproofing, Sump Pump Solutions

The sump pump is one of those appliances that you depend upon to be there when you need it. And the time you need a sump pump is when the…

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Types of foundation cracks

Posted Feb 08, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing

Discovering a crack in the foundation of your home can be unsettling, as this could represent extensive damage to your home’s foundation, which could mean costly repairs. However, if you…

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Flooded window well

Window well maintenance

Posted Feb 01, 2021 in Waterproofing, Window Wells and Covers

Window well maintenance will prolong the life of your window well drain and liner, and most importantly, help prevent water damage to your basement. Do you know where to start…

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Submersible sump pump

Don't make these 9 common mistakes with your sump pump

Posted Feb 01, 2021 in Waterproofing, Sump Pump Solutions

A sump pump is a pump that is used to remove water that has gathered into a sump basin designed to collect water, usually found in the basement of a…

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FWS Company Update — COVID-19

Posted Jan 28, 2021

We would like to thank everyone who is participating and supporting the efforts to help suppress the spread of Coronavirus. We especially would like to thank our first responders, medical…

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Crawlspace encapsulation facts

Posted Jan 25, 2021 in Waterproofing, Crawlspace Encapsulation

Although not part of the living or occupied area, a crawlspace is one of the more important areas of a building, yet one of the most neglected and misunderstood areas.…

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