Basement Waterproofing Solutions

Cinder Block Foundation Restoration

Damaged Block Foundation

Cinder block foundation walls are hollow, and can fill up with water. That’s why on a french drain system “weep holes” are drilled into the bottom row of the blocks. Without these holes, the block wall can fill up with water and start to deteriorate and erode.

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Basement Waterproofing Solutions

Damp Basement Solutions

finished basement

Transforming a humid or damp basement into a dry healthy space can have a huge impact on the air quality throughout the entire house. Whether you plan on finishing your basement or not, it shouldn’t be ignored. Because of the natural “stack” effect that occurs in all homes, air will rise from the lowest level and vent out at the top [....]

Basement Waterproofing Solutions

A Better French Drain

The best and most effective way to waterproof a basement is with french drains. The concept is very simple, direct water below the foundation and into a sump pit with a pump, relieving hydro static pressure that’s up against the walls and floor, creating a healthier, drier basement. It’s not rocket science, but it’s a job that you’ll never want [....]

Basement Waterproofing Solutions

French Drain Systems

Basement Waterproofing With French Drains

There are several ways a french drain system can be installed in a basement. Some systems rest on the footing, others below the floor, or even outside. These systems aren’t always interchangeable, and conditions specific to your basement should be the determining factor when choosing what [....]