Facts Every Homeowner Should Know About Mold

For homeowners who wish to learn about mold and the concerns over its presence in the home, there is a lot of information out there. Mold in one form or another is everywhere in our environment, and many people are confused over what molds are good, and what ones can…

How Mold Can Affect Your Health & How Remediation Can Help

Mold in some form or another is virtually everywhere – in the air we breathe and on the surfaces we touch. So why is it such a big deal if mold grows in your basement? The fact is, too much mold is never a good thing, and if you’re living…

Unstable Winter Weather Can Cause Damp Basement Concerns

The winter we’ve had in Upstate New York this year has been one of inconsistency. We’ve seen rain, snow, below freezing temperatures and warm-ups that have made us think short and t-shirt weather is right around the corner. We’ve all heard the old adage – if you don’t like the…

How to Safely Store Items in Your Basement

For most homeowners, the basement area of their home provides a large area for storage. It can be a great option for keeping everything from holiday decorations and rarely used possessions to seasonal sports equipment and occasional items like luggage. That being said, most basements are prone to some moisture…

Is There a Fix for Bowed Basement Walls?

There may be nothing more worrisome for a homeowner than a basement wall that’s bowing. Lateral forces, like soil loads pushing against the wall of your basement, can become too great for your basement walls to bear, and over time, this can cause your walls to bow. Besides being structurally…

Basement Windows: The Best for Leak-Proof Comfort

Basement windows are important, because they provide both sunlight and ventilation for your cellar. They also help serve as a barrier to the outside elements, and when they’re in good shape and working properly, they keep moisture, yard debris and pests outside where they belong. But, like any other window…

Can Durawall Panels Save Your Basement?

Basement wall that are leaking and cracked are worrisome. They can let water into your basement, and can cause structural issues with your home. Once your basement is wet, it becomes a breeding ground for all sorts of fungi, bacteria and insects. Even after you’ve solved the moisture problem, the…

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