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How an Interior Drain Helps Prevent Basement Flooding

How an Interior Drain Helps Prevent Basement Flooding

An interior drain in the basement of your home collects moisture from walls, floors, and windows. Once captured water is inside the drain channel, it will be sent into a sump pump. When water inside of the pump’s basin reaches a certain level, it will be automatically...

Health Problems Related to Mold in Your Home

Health Problems Related to Mold in Your Home

Mold is a form of fungus which can live anywhere-outdoors or indoors- any time of the year provided a dark, damp and humid environment on which it thrives. If your basement or crawlspace experiences high levels of wetness and dampness, mold will certainly grow there....

Warning Sign: Sagging, Unlevel Floor Joists

Warning Sign: Sagging, Unlevel Floor Joists

You may notice that the first floor of your home has un-even floors that appear to be sagging. If so, there is a very good chance your home is damaged by an excessive moisture problem in the area below your home. If the crawl space beneath the your home hasn’t been...

Flooded Crawl Spaces

Flooded Crawl Spaces

Without proper water-proofing, your home’s basement and crawl space can flood during periods of excessive precipitation. Once water finds a path inside your basement, it can cause the wooden elements of your home’s structure to warp and rot. This is most obvious in...