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…

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…

How to Choose a Basement Waterproofing Company

You have water seeping into your basement, and now you have decided to do something about it. Where do you begin as a potential buyer of a basement waterproofing service? There are so many companies offering a service that is certain to repair your problem. How do you get the…

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…

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…

Getting Your Basement Ready for Winter

Now that fall is here, people are starting to think about the winter to come. Most of us like to hold on to the last drop of warm (or semi-warm) weather, enjoying outdoor fall activities and busy weekends. It’s easy to put winterizing your home on the back burner. But,…

Removing Mold – And the Cause of It

A friend of mine recently went to look at a house with his fiancee. It was a beautiful little home, in an idyllic, countryside setting. Everything looked great – until they visited the finished basement. Once they got down there, they discovered a huge problem with the home – mold….

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…

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,…

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