Date May 17, 2022
Why is my Virginia Basement Wet? The state of Virginia experiences higher than average precipitation annually and is one of the top 6 states most at risk of flooding. Flooding and excess moisture generate a host of problems for homeowners, most notably inflicting water damage in basements and crawl spaces. Flooding in basements and crawl...
Tags: waterproofing, wet basement
Categories: Basement Waterproofing Epoxy Injections Vapor Barriers
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...
Date December 16, 2021
Have you thought about finishing your basement and adding living space – an extra bedroom and bath, a home office, a media room, or even an apartment? There are many reasons why other families in Northern Virginia and Southern Maryland have improved their basements. A blog on the Basement Masters Waterproofing website, Seven Fabulous Uses...
Tags: basement, basement underpinning, Basement Waterproofing, battery backup sump pump, Egress Windows, finished basement, flooded basement, interior drainage, lowering basement floor, lowering floor maryland, lowering floor virginia, sump pumps, waterproofing, wet basement, window well, window well repair
Categories: Basement Underpinning/Lowering Floors Basement Waterproofing
Date November 9, 2021
What Does a Wet Basement or Wet Crawl Space Mean for Your Home? Have you experienced a wet basement or crawl space in your home and worried about the damage that is being done? Basements and crawl spaces can become wet due to a number of reasons such as: Surface water coming down foundation walls...
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...
Date September 16, 2021
Water damage may not be a priority when it comes to homeownership, however, it’s never welcome news to hear that your home’s structure has been compromised by it. Unfortunately, many homeowners are unaware of the signs of water damage. The severity of it can progress until the problem becomes extremely costly. Like most people, your...
Date December 28, 2018
Yes! You Can Waterproof A Basement In The Winter! If you live in Warrenton, Front Royal, Ashburn, VA, or any of the surrounding areas in Northern Virginia you may be thinking that the window for waterproofing your basement has passed until April. The truth is there is never a bad time for basement waterproofing. Even...
Tags: flooded basement, leaky basement, rain, snow, waterproofing, wet basement, winter
Categories: Basement Waterproofing Crack Repair Foundation Repair
Date December 30, 2017
Mold prevention during the winter months can be difficult. As temperatures drop and precipitation increases, people tend to close up their homes, trapping heat inside to stay warm. However, this has the capacity to create and trap moisture in the home. Excess Moisture Poses Danger The primary cause of mold growth is moisture. When moisture...
Tags: mildew, mold, waterproofing
Categories: Basement Waterproofing
Date September 27, 2017
How to Take Care of Your Waterproofing Products It’s very important, and it is your responsibility, to take care of your installed waterproofing products. Maintaining your system is very much like taking care of your car. If you don’t keep it clean and perform required maintenance, it can fall into disrepair. To make sure your...
Tags: System Maintenance, waterproofing
Categories: Basement Waterproofing
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