Foundation Waterproofing

How much does it cost to waterproof a basement?

The answer can vary, so you’ll need to identify exactly where the moisture is coming from in order to come up with the best, most cost-effective basement waterproofing solution. Basement Waterproofing, Inc. offers free, no-obligation home visits and consultations, so calling an expert will cost you nothing. If you still want to assess the situation …

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Can a moldy basement really make you sick?

The answer is yes, it can. Infectious diseases are caused by organisms including bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses. Really, that’s exactly what mold is—bacteria and fungus. It’s not pleasant, and it’s not healthy. Damp, indoor spaces breed mold. Mold is a destructive force. When mold is actively growing, it is actively feeding on and breaking …

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Need Waterproofing for Your Albany, NY Home? Call the Right Contractor.

Do you need to waterproof the basement of your Albany, NY home? It’s important to call the right contractor. Some waterproofing contractors help remove the moisture from your basement, but they don’t get to the root of the problem. Mold and mildew growth in a basement is a sure sign of a wetness problem. There are …

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What’s Best for Basement Storage?

Once the holiday season has passed, it’ll be time to put away the decorations for yet another year. Many people store ornaments, gift wrap, outdoor decorations and more in their basements. Unfortunately, the basement of your home can be damp. And that can cause issues when it comes to your stored items. If they aren’t …

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What is Bentonite Injection, and How Can it Help My Leaky Basement?

What is our bentonite injection for exterior foundation walls? Bentonite as a material is simply a western clay, with the difference of having a 60 percent silica content. The large percentage of silica allows this clay to expand 18 to 20 times its volume when wet. When pumped under pressure into the ground, bentonite will …

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Mold Removal is One Thing – Prevention is Another

Household mold issues can be a nightmare for homeowners. It always seems to come back, no matter how hard you try. It’s smelly, ugly to look at and can cause health issues in those with allergies and respiratory issues. You can call in a company to get rid of the mold in your home for …

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How Can I Fix the Cracked, Bowed Basement in My Syracuse, NY Home?

Many people find that the basement in their home is the most problematic area of their house. That’s because the basement is most prone to damage from water sources and gravity. A damp basement is a great place for mold, mildew and bacteria to flourish. Not to mention, in New York State we have humid …

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How Melting Snow & Rain Storms Contribute To Basement Flooding & Mold Growth

Spring weather in Central New York is usually defined by melting snow from usually heavy winter snowfall and rainy weather patterns usually on a three day cycle from the prevailing jet stream. All of this rain and melting water fall onto frozen or frost bearing ground best described as the tundra of Alaska. With all this …

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