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Wet Basement Repair: Curing a Wet Basement
If your basement is wet and your lawn is too flat or has too much clay to drain, you may need to direct your gutters into a dry well. Learn how…
Basement Carpeting: Installing Carpeting In a Finished Basement
Carpet makes a finished basement warm and inviting, but unless you use the right kind of carpet pad odor caused by moisture rising through the…
Permanent Fixes for Damp Basements
If downspouts and regrading don't cure your damp basement, the most effective solution may be a drainage system and sump pump, which will…
Drying a Wet Basement
How do you keep water out of the basement? First, try easy fixes likes gutters and landscaping. The next step is interior drain tile and a sump…
Damp Basement: Finding Leaks and Water Sources
Wet or damp basements create musty odors and mold. Solutions are not always easy, but you can track the source of the moisture with a few simple…
How to Dry Out Basement Carpeting
A wet carpet in a flooded basement may be salvageable, depending on the water source, but you have to work fast before mold starts growing.…
How to Carpet a Basement Floor
Prevent damp basement floors from ruining carpet and other finished flooring. Install dimpled polyethylene to create an air space between the…
Installing Glass Block Basement Windows
We'll show you how to install a preassembled glass block panel for a basement window. This is much easier than installing a traditional…
How to Waterproof a Basement
Is your basement always damp? Do April showers bring a wet basement along with those May flowers? Then it might be time to consider…