Do these look familiar?
“YOU KNOW WATER IS HIDING IN YOUR WALLS OR ON ITS WAY IF….”
The paint is bubbling or peeling on your walls
Superior Basement Water Control & Remodeling
Your finished basement walls or trim have discoloration. This finished basement with leaking concrete block walls had mold
Superior Basement Water Control & Remodeling
Your concrete block walls show deterioration and/or discoloration at bottom of wall
Corners are discolored or show dampness

Tips for Maintaining a Dry Basement

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The sight of water on your basement floor can be alarming. However, it’s not uncommon. Unfortunately, basement flooding is an issue that many homeowners experience. Even the newest constructed basements are prone to leaking at one point or another, which means you may have to eventually deal with this issue. Mold, mildew, flooring and wall… Read more »

Basement Waterproofing Tips & How To Fix A Wet Basement

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The sight of water on your basement floor can be alarming. However, it’s not uncommon. Unfortunately, basement flooding is an issue that many homeowners experience. Even the newest constructed basements are prone to leaking at one point or another, which means you may have to eventually deal with this issue. Having a basement that takes… Read more »

The Most Common Reasons for Basement Flooding

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Plumbing Leaks – Often times, the root of a water issue can be inside of your home. Leaky pipes are very common which emphasizes the importance having your pipes regularly inspected for leaks, cracks or blockages. When winter comes around, properly preparing them for the colder weather will ensure they don’t freeze and burst. Leaky… Read more »

Signs of A Leaking Basement

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Identifying seepages, in a timely manner, is critical to preventing further water damage. The main objective is to pinpoint the source. Where is the water coming from? Is it an external water source such as rain or groundwater, or another source such as leaky plumbing or condensation? To find the source and determine the best… Read more »

Tips to Maintain a Comfortable, Dry Basement

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Use a Dehumidifier – High humidity is one of the leading roots of mold growth in the basement. When the relative humidity level is greater than 80%, mold and mildew thrive. Whether your basement is finished or unfinished, it should be kept at or below 50% relative humidity. A dehumidifier is recommended to maintain an appropriate humidity… Read more »

Organize Your Basement to Keep Your Belongings Dry

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Many people keep old items from their parents or childhood in their basement. Even if they never plan to take these precious treasures upstairs or use them again, just having them simply allows them to feel connected to someone or something in their past. Whether it’s sentimental value or items that are just costly, the… Read more »

Four-Step Response to Basement Flooding

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Step 1: Stay Safe – if your basement floods, do not risk serious injury. A flooded basement can pose serious health and safety risks. In the event of a flooded basement, keep your family safe with these tips: If possible, avoid going down into the basement. Standing water in your basement can contain harmful bacteria. In… Read more »

Benefits of Basement Waterproofing

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An estimated 98% of basements experience water damage at some point. Aside from doing the obvious, basement waterproofing has many major benefits. Reduces Cost of Insurance Claims: Water damage accounts for about one fifth of all insurance claims homeowners make. Because basement flooding may involve many components such as cracks in the foundation, structural damage to wood,… Read more »

What Should You Know If Your Basement Floods?

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Carefully Drain the Basement Your home may be hard to enter if it is flooded. Pay attention to the doors, and, where the water has soaked in. If the door only sticks at the bottom, it can be forced open. If it sticks at the top, your ceiling may fall in. If you have to… Read more »

Landscaping Tips to Prevent Basement Flooding

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Warmer weather is an exciting time for those with a green thumb. Some garden and landscape as a hobby, and some do it for curb appeal. However, there is more to landscaping than just sprucing up the exterior of your home. If done correctly, landscaping the perimeter of your home can help prevent water from… Read more »

The Ruining Effects of a Wet Basement ​

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It can result in mold, which can be challenging to treat. It can damage stored personal items such as electronics, clothing, paperwork, photos, or other precious items and memories. It can lead to accidents, such as slip and fall or even electrical fires. It can cause damage to the foundation of your home, which can… Read more »