Improvements to bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, basements, and areas that tend to experience moments of dampness should include designs to assist in keeping the areas dry and contaminant-free. Both during and after renovations, odors should never be ignored. Odors are indicators of the existence of a contaminant or the growth of mold. While renovations are […]
Tip #1: Ask yourself how wet is my basement? Is your basement damp, stuffy, or humid…. Is there a lake in my basement? Regardless of how wet your basement could be it is always good to get consulting, to understand your options. Whether you need a sump pump or not there are many methods for […]
IS YOUR BASEMENT or CRAWLSPACE suffering from overexposure to moisture? In the case where a crawlspace has been infiltrated with water over a period of 12 hours or longer, mold remediation is crucial to bring the area back to a safe condition prior to any waterproofing or mitigation. Most likely, whether visible or not, after […]
DEHUMIDIFIER IS YOUR BASEMENT’S BEST FRIEND! A proper dehumidification system will include a system to capture the water produced and exhaust it to the outside so there is no dependence of building occupants or maintenance personnel to empty the dehumidifier. Between vacations and distractions, the chances are that there would be times when the dehumidifier […]
Having a full assessment is the wisest move. Stories are rampant of building owners who have paid for extensive and expensive waterproofing systems … only to find that by making other water-control repairs they could have avoided installation of such a system. Needed gutter repairs is a great example: The rainwater pours off the roof, […]
Warning signs that indicate a moisture problem exists in a basement or crawl space should be followed by a full assessment. WET ALERTS include: Humidity over 60%, which may indicate moisture exists but the source may be hidden … a leaking pipe, water lying against the exterior walls, water entering cracks in walls. Condensation on […]
Maintaining the overall health of a basement or crawlspace is crucial to the health of a building. The structural components of a building are equivalent to the bone system of our body – the basement or crawlspace is equivalent to the pelvis and lower back. When the pelvis or lower back are injured or deteriorating, […]
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