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Why Waterproofing Is Necessary for Basements to Be Dry and Useful?

January 5th, 2018|

Waterproofing is an important concern for anybody who is having a basement which they plan to utilize for storage, recreation, playing or accommodation. Generally, the process is not given importance and sometimes because of that basements become open to water seepage and moisture penetration. Such mishaps happen because of factors like clogged drain pipes (tree [...]

Best Way to Protect Basement from Getting Wet, Damp and Leaky

December 21st, 2017|

Basement is the most sensitive part of house as it lies beneath the ground and therefore gets affected often by the pressure from expansive soil, resulting in cracks on internal walls of the underground room. If left unrepaired, the small crevices turn into larger cracks. Once the crevices get bigger, they allow radon gas, moisture, [...]

Reason Why Basement Waterproofing Is Important For Ontario Properties and Real Estate

November 8th, 2017|

Ontario is a province in Canada that receives a lot of rain and has a large number of lakes and rivers. Every year, a large number of residential, industrial and commercial properties in Ontario are adversely affected by water seepage and dampness problems resulting from ingress of rainwater and melting snow. A lot of homeowners [...]

Why Hiring Expert Waterproofing Contractors for your Basement Repair is always beneficial?

August 29th, 2016|

Throughout our lives, we have been taught to be self-sustained. Whether it was being taught to clean our rooms or to prepare our own meals, it is these habits that we have learned since an early age that have been engrained in the way we do things. It is for these reasons that we get [...]

Problems because of Wet Basements

April 25th, 2016|

A basement, by definition, refers to one or more floors of a building that is either partially or completely located underground.  In homes, the basement can take the form of a cellar and is often used as a storage space. Sometimes, it can also be used as a residential space. Mainly, wet basements can be [...]

The Importance of Sump Pump Battery Backups

November 22nd, 2014|

There are many reasons your sump pump can stop working. When this happens, you run the risk of a wet or flooded basement. Having a sump pump battery backup will prevent this nightmare from occurring. If the primary pump fails, the battery-powered pump takes over and ejects the water. A small price to pay for [...]

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Foundation Waterproofing 101

November 3rd, 2014|

Foundation waterproofing can prevent the stress and expense of a wet basement remediation. Cracks, sinking and heaving of foundations is not uncommon and it is one of the major causes of basement leaks and flooding. Our experts have provided an overview of waterproofing methods, estimated costs and warranties. Why wait for a problem to occur [...]

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Wet Basement Waterproofing 101

October 24th, 2014|

Wet basement waterproofing can preserve your home’s structural integrity and value. A leaky basement reduces property appeal and can mean having to lower your price significantly at the time of sale. The best solution is to take precautions that will prevent this from happening. Homeowner’s Guide to Uncovering Wet Basement Leaks Inspect basement windows: Damaged [...]

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DryShield Featured on LOVE IT OR LIST IT

January 28th, 2014|

DryShield Grabs Feature Spot on 'Love It or List It' If you have a damp, dank basement, you are not alone. Unfortunately, some folks have it worse than others. One Toronto couple had major water problems that were making life at their lakeside home miserable. Then, Hilary Farr, David Visentin and Fergus McLaren of "Love [...]

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City of Toronto Waterproofing Subsidy

July 4th, 2013|

Take Advantage of Toronto's Basement Waterproofing Subsidy Despite the fact that Toronto’s sewers were designed to withstand all storms, Toronto has been getting stronger storms, which have been brought about by rain which falls over a short span of time. This means an increase in the pressure on the sewer systems as well as overland systems [...]

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