What’s Up? The Water Levels in Your Basement Could Be, Unless You Do One Thing.

If your basement requires a sump pump to help it stay dry and usable, then you know how important it is that it functions properly. But imagine this scenario – heavy rains and winds, thunder and lightening, and a power outage. This is the perfect storm for basement flooding. But you have your reliable sump …

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Does Your Basement Stink – Literally? You Could Have a Mold Problem.

Do you avoid spending time in your basement because frankly, the bad odor is overwhelming? If your basement has a musty smell, then the chances are pretty good that you have a mold and mildew problem. These items are the direct result of too much moisture in your basement. If you see mold and mildew …

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Steps You Can Take to Prevent Your Basement from Becoming a Winter Waterland

Winters – especially snowy ones – can wreak havoc on your basement. Melting snow is a major contributor to basement wetness, because it tends to build up around the base of your home. Once it begins to melt, it can seep in through cracks and porous materials, causing some major dampness concerns. As New Yorkers, …

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Is Your Albany Basement Waterproof? Here are 5 Signs That Show It Isn’t

Nobody wants to deal with a wet basement, but for many homeowners in the Albany area, basement moisture is a reality they can’t escape. Between seasonal wet conditions – Albany receives an average of 40 inches of rain and 60 inches of snow each year – and waterways, Albany is not exactly the driest place …

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Mold Allergies are Nothing to Sneeze At – How They Might Be Affecting You

Do you find yourself sneezing shortly after visiting your basement? If that sneezing is accompanied by other symptoms, like itching, having a runny nose, congestion and dry, scaling skin, then it’s likely you have an allergy to mold – and potentially, a problem with excess moisture in your cellar. According to the Asthma and Allergy …

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If Your Foundation is in Trouble, Here are 3 Ways Basement Waterproofing Can Help

If you have concerns with the foundation of your Albany or Syracuse home, you could be in for a whole host of problems. New York State is considered a fairly wet, humid state, between the many creeks, rivers and lakes, as well as the high levels of precipitation. All that water can add up to …

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For Full Service Basement Waterproofing for Your Albany, NY Home, Trust BWI

When you’re having issues with basement moisture, you’re probably looking for someone who can come in and get the problem taken care of – fast. We think you should know, however, that not all basement waterproofing contractors are created equally. It’s important to choose a company that doesn’t just come in and slap a proverbial …

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Getting the Most of Your Basement Waterproofing Experience

Congratulations on your Basement Waterproofing System. We believe our 30 years of experience is the best in the post-construction industry. Here are some tips that can help you get the most out of your investment. Your contract warranty includes seepage through the walls and floors; however, there are some items every homeowner should be aware …

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