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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...
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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...
Basement Mold

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...
Spring Thaw

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...
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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. (more…)
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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...
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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...

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...
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Concerned about Basement Water Damage?

Waterproof Your Basement to Avoid Water Damage Have you waterproofed your basement? It's an investment in time and money to hire a contractor to preemptively strike, but the benefit of keeping your home dry during the wet, rainy fall is most certainly worth it. The key is to be proactive. It's hard to reverse the damage caused by water. But by preparing ahead of time, you will sleep better through those thunderstorms and not be...