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How Water Infiltration Affects Your Basement Foundation

Posted by on Oct 7, 2015 in News | Comments Off on How Water Infiltration Affects Your Basement Foundation

Water Infiltration Have you noticed your basement is wet in certain areas? Having water seep into your basement is not only a hassle to clean up, but it can also be a big concern. If you see water seepage foundation problems are to blame, you will need to find an expert that you can trust to inspect and advise of the cause and the next steps. Basement waterproofing services can solve your problem and prevent future problems and prevent additional foundation damage. Concerns There are several concerns related to water seeping into your...

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The Importance of a Dehumidifier in Your Basement

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015 in News | Comments Off on The Importance of a Dehumidifier in Your Basement

Dehumidify Your Basement Whether a basement is used for fun or storage it is an important part of your home and should be treated as such. Your basement can affect your home in a negative way if not taken care of. One essential part of caring for your basement is to have a dehumidifier, especially if you are waterproofing your basement. This device works to lower the humidity levels by drying the air, pulling moisture from all nooks and crannies. There will be a presence of fresh air whenever you step into your home as well as preventing...

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Why You Should Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Why You Should Clean Your Gutters and Downspouts

Cleaning Your Gutters and Downspouts It is guaranteed that you will have to deal with rain while living on the east coast. All of that rain and moisture can cause thousands of dollars in damage forcing you to have to fix walls, roofs, and even basements. Letting your home suffer through the downpours can lead to rot, erosion, mildew, and more. When it comes to home maintenance it is vital to make sure your gutters and downspouts are properly kept. One important step to prevent gutter and downspout damage, is to periodically check for clogs....

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Preventing Water Damage in the Upcoming Months

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Preventing Water Damage in the Upcoming Months

Preventing Water Damage Were you aware that the summer months are a great time for waterproofing your home in the Pittsburgh area? Summer is a season where we have a break from the winter snow and rain. This little break provides an opportunity for us to look over our property in order to identify any cracks, leaks, and openings that can potentially open the door to winter elements. It is important to always think of ways to prevent water damage. Preventive maintenance is key to maintaining the value of your home and potentially saving a lot...

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What Does Waterproofing Protect Against

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in News | Comments Off on What Does Waterproofing Protect Against

Waterproofing Protection As a homeowner, thoughts of how to enhance the property value of your home, is always at the forefront of your mind. At the same time you must also consider renovations or mishaps that could actually decrease the value. For instance, if you were to suffer water damage in your basement or deterioration of your homes foundation, it will be hard to make a profit when you decide to sell your home. Therefore it is wise to consider waterproofing your basement prior to encountering such a problem. Contrary to popular belief...

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Does the Spring Thaw Bring Moisture to your Basement?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Does the Spring Thaw Bring Moisture to your Basement?

The Effects of the Spring Thaw Spring has sprung, and after the winter we’ve had here in Pittsburgh, it is a welcome relief. The bad news is that spring thaw is the time that some of us walk into our basement and feel like we have stepped into an underground cavern full of streams and rivers. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. This is a problem you can prevent or cure by following a few easy tips. The first thing you are going to want to do is check your home…inside and out. Keeping water away from your foundation is key! And getting rid...

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Reasons Your Foundation Has Cracks

Posted by on Mar 23, 2015 in News | Comments Off on Reasons Your Foundation Has Cracks

Why is my Foundation Cracking? Cracks in the foundation of a home can have a huge impact on the structural integrity of your house. In addition to being unsightly, it can cause significant damage. This damage can be cause by various forces ranging from nature to construction. If any of the following causes have affected you, don’t wait to contact a trusted foundations repair expert like Advanced Basement Solutions. Reasons that your foundation may have cracks include: Drought. Dry conditions can cause the soil around your foundation to...

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What Does Your Waterproofing Checklist look like?

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in News | Comments Off on What Does Your Waterproofing Checklist look like?

Basement Waterproofing Checklist Basements are the lowest level of the home, and many basement are prone to flooding because of this. A basement may appear to be simply an extra storage area with unfinished space, or you may have even gone through the effort to finish the space out to turn it into usable square footage. More importantly, the basement provides the support or foundation for the rest of the home, and it is important that this area remain in great condition. Water is among the most damaging elements that can impact a basement,...

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Your Waterproofing Questions Answered

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 in News | Comments Off on Your Waterproofing Questions Answered

Common Questions Many of our customers call us as soon as they realize that they have leaks or moisture in their basements. If they’ve never experienced water leaks before or experience them every time our area gets a heavy downpour of rain, they usually have a lot of questions for us. They’re alarmed and upset, of course. We explain to them that there are very effective solutions to their water problem. Here’s a sampling of the questions that we often hear, as well as our solutions. Why Are There Leaks in My Basement? There are several...

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Waterproofing Your Basement: What Are the Benefits?

Posted by on Oct 30, 2014 in News | Comments Off on Waterproofing Your Basement: What Are the Benefits?

If you’ve been waiting to waterproof your basement, it’s time to consider it. Upgrading your basement by waterproofing it is one of the cost-effective changes that you can make to your home. Waterproofing Your Basement Consider normal Pittsburgh weather: humid summers, rainy springs, cold winters. All of these can cause moisture problems in your basement, whether it’s completely underground or is built halfway into the ground with a walk-out area. The benefits of a waterproofed basement include: Having a Water-Free Basement. Leaks from both...

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