Waterproofing Products Help Keep Basements Dry
My house is a split-entry design with the lower level one-half below grade. So the lower-level walls are concrete block from the foundation up…
How to Cure a Wet Basement
Water in your basement? Don't call the basement waterproofing company yet. According to our expert, many basement leaks can be cured with a…
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Basement Finishing Tips
Expert advice for a warm, dry and inviting space
How to Finish a Basement: Framing and Insulating
Turn your unfinished basement into beautiful, functional living space. Framing basement walls and ceilings is the core of any basement finishing…
How to Finish a Basement Wall
Finishing a basement is a perfect DIY project. For a fraction of the cost of an addition, you can convert basement space to valuable living…
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…
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…
9 Affordable Ways to Dry Up Your Wet Basement For Good!
Strategies that will permanently fix your musty, wet basement
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…