Is It Better to Repair Basement Leaks Inside or Outside?

Date April 28, 2022

Should you repair basement leaks from the inside or the outside? At Basement Masters Waterproofing one of the most common questions our Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland homeowners ask is, “Is it better to repair basement leaks from the inside or the outside?” One of the reasons they ask is because the advice from the...


How Can I Know When My Bowing Basement Walls Need Repair?

Date April 19, 2022

Have you noticed any anomalies on the edges of the foundation walls that show signs of sloping or bending? This is a common occurrence in Maryland & Northern Virginia homes and throughout the country. Whether basement walls are bent from waterlogging or freezing, it is vital to repair them before they continue to collapse. The...


Can I Do Anything About My Bowing Basement Walls?

Date April 16, 2022

Bending or bowing basement walls indicate a severe foundation collapse condition. When this happens, the walls deform, bending inwards towards the basement living area. This problem is caused by the weakening of the basement walls due to a combination of pressure and vertical or horizontal cracking. Bowing basement walls can be covered in water stains,...


Foundation Wall Crack Solutions Services in Virginia | Basement Masters Waterproofing

Date March 3, 2022

Crack Repair in Virginia At Basement Masters Waterproofing, we perform foundation crack repairs on a daily basis. In Virginia, the climate constantly changes. These changes affect the ground, causing soil-related issues. After a period of time, you may notice your home gradually changing. Doors may be misaligned. Windows may be hard to shut. The floors...


Basement Wall Crack Repair Services Can Buy You Some Time

Date January 6, 2022

Basement walls that are cracked and leaking aren’t just unsightly; they may also lead to moisture issues, mold development, structural damage, and other issues. If your basement is moist, it becomes the perfect breeding ground for many issues that might make your house a less-than-comfortable place to live. What action would you take when you...


Top Solutions to Wet Basement Problems That Work

Date December 21, 2021

Ideas for Solving Wet Basement Problems A wet basement can be a real headache. Not only does it feel and smell musty, but it also makes the space practically unusable, even for storage. Basement moisture encourages the growth of mold and can ruin the floors, walls, and ceilings in your home. It also detracts from...


Waterproofing Terminology 101

Date December 14, 2021

Glossary of Common Basement Waterproofing Terminology Are you familiar with basement waterproofing? Do you know what it means? If you haven’t heard of waterproofing, then you are probably unaware of water damage and the importance of a dry basement. Before you call your waterproofing contractor in Virginia, read our waterproofing terminology so you can make...


Bowing Walls and Wall Cracks in Your Virginia Home

Date December 2, 2021

What Bowing Walls Mean for Your Virginia Home Any interior or exterior wall displaying an inward or outward curvature is known to have “bowed.” Because bowing walls are not perfectly erect as intended, they are a surefire sign of foundation damage and can compromise the structural integrity of the entire home. Bowing or leaning basement...


How Weather Can Affect Your Basement in Virginia

Date November 4, 2021

The state of Virginia has one of the most diverse climates in the whole United States. Virginia has five different regions with five different climates: Tidewater, Piedmont, Northern Virginia, Western Mountain, and the Southwestern Mountain regions. Some areas never really get temperatures down below zero, while there are some mountain areas that have bitter cold...


Will Insurance Cover Foundation Repair?

Date August 24, 2021

Will Insurance Cover Foundation Repair? When foundation problems arise, we know how challenging it can be to navigate through the next steps of ensuring that your home receives the proper solution at a price you can afford. Trying to figure out if your insurance covers your foundation repair can be tricky. But fortunately, there are...

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