Humidity

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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I’ve waterproofed my basement. So, why is my basement damp?

We get this question all the time. There’s nothing more frustrating than having a smelly, moldy, damp basement, and not understanding why. “But I’ve already waterproofed my basement!” you say. “Why is my basement wet?” Well, the problem might not be from problems outside the house, like seepage, runoff, and cracks in your foundation. If …

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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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Controlling Humidity in a Damp Basement with Basement Waterproofing, Inc.

Dealing with a cold, damp basement that seems to suffer from excess moisture, but has no obvious cracks or points of entry for wetness? Then you need dehumidification. That helps keep your surroundings dry, comfortable, and free from problems like mold and mildew. When you work with Basement Waterproofing, Inc., we’ll introduce you to the …

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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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Flooded Home? Here’s How You Can Keep It From Happening Again.

I first wish to express my heartfelt sadness to all those affected by the recent flooding.  This past year my family was displaced from a broken water pipe. As a result, we were forced to live in a hotel for six months. I have always seen the effects of water. Since our out-of-home experience, however,  I have learned a whole …

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