Waterproofing 101

Sump pump

Sump pump maintenance for your home

Posted Jan 18, 2021 in Waterproofing, Sump Pump Solutions

Most of the time, your home’s sump pump works efficiently and invisibly in the background. In areas with much groundwater, its regular on and off sounds merge with the tapestry…

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Battery backup sump pumps

Posted Jan 11, 2021 in Waterproofing, Sump Pump Solutions

You may not know it, but your sump pump could be the difference between a dry and wet basement or crawl space when heavy rains hit. As a quick reminder,…

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Exterior crack

Tips on basement foundation cracks

Posted Jan 11, 2021 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing

The foundation walls and floor of your basement are built to support your house and to keep out the moisture that surrounds them. Their purpose is to keep your home…

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Crawlspace dehumidifier 101

Posted Jan 04, 2021 in Waterproofing

Crawlspaces are notoriously damp, but they shouldn’t be. Moisture can damage the supporting structure and lead to dangerous mold growth that can affect your health. A dehumidifier is one of…

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Cracked Brick

Foundation settlement guide

Posted Dec 28, 2020 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing, Bowing Walls

No matter how beautiful your home may be, it will only ever be as strong as its foundation and footings below. There are a number of issues that may occur…

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Crawlspace Encapsulation Benefits

Posted Dec 28, 2020 in Waterproofing, Crawlspace Encapsulation

Crawlspaces are typically vented to remove moisture through evaporation—groundwater, rainwater, and condensate enter the crawlspace and, under the right conditions, eventually dry and waft out the vents. It’s a fairly…

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Issues fixed by crawlspace encapsulation

Posted Dec 21, 2020 in Waterproofing, Crawlspace Encapsulation

Whether you know it or not, crawlspaces are found under many different types of homes. Crawlspaces are especially common in rambler and split-level style homes, in historical properties, and under…

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Foundation cracks guide

Posted Dec 14, 2020 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing

Finding a crack in your basement wall or floor can be disheartening and cause great anxiety. Immediately you start worrying about damaging water flooding the space and the cost of…

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Window Well Covers Custom Made

Window well covers 101

Posted Dec 07, 2020 in Waterproofing, Window Wells and Covers

Normally, basement leaks are attributed to foundation cracks and other points of entry for water through foundation walls. To a lesser extent, wet basements result from poor window well drainage;…

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4 facts about wet basements

Posted Sep 28, 2020 in Foundation Crack Repair, Waterproofing, Sump Pump Solutions, Crawlspace Encapsulation, Drain Tile System

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about leaky basements and foundation damage. Some people think it’s not really a big deal, and others believe that foundation repair means…

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What our customers say

  • We con­tract­ed Fam­i­ly Water­proof­ing Solu­tions for exte­ri­or wall seal­ing and foun­da­tion crack repair ser­vices. Ken was very thor­ough in explain­ing the work that would be done, and his crew did a great job. This busi­ness was a plea­sure to work with.

    Stacie T.
  • You and your crew did a great job in our base­ment and crawl­space. You went the extra mile to insure that all of our water seep­age prob­lems are over. We would rec­om­mend you high­ly to oth­er peo­ple. Your qual­i­ty and time­ly work out­match­es all the others.

    William
  • Work­man­ship and ser­vice were excel­lent. Would rec­om­mend with­out reservation.

    Ed