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Exterior Waterproofing And Drainage DOs And DON'Ts

Keeping water away from your foundation is a good way to prevent it from leaking through to the basement. However, this helpful technique is not the single answer to fixing a wet basement. Basement ..
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Basement Waterproofing - When To Start

"Is my basement leaking enough to need waterproofing?" This is a question that resounds with nearly every homeowner who is unfortunate enough to have a wet basement problem. If the basement is ..
(May 26, 2008)
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Steel Basement Windows - A Two-Way Street

Why would anyone install windows in a basement? If you have single-paned steel basement windows in your home, you've probably been staring at them and asking yourself this very question. The answer ..
(May 22, 2008)
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Interior Vs Exterior Drainage Systems

Sometimes, finding the best home improvement solution available is a complicated process. It's easy to feel overwhelmed by s wide selection of different home improvement or repair options on the ..
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Basement Waterproofing Systems - What to Look for

A basement waterproofing system is a much larger investment than what you spend on the system. When you choose to install a sump pump and perimeter drainage system like old-fashioned French drain or ..
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French Drain Innovations - Out With The Old, In With The New

The standard in basement waterproofing for many decades was to install a drainage system outside of the foundation walls in order to catch water and drain it away from the house. Unfortunately, ..
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Sump Pump Failures and How to Avoid Them

Every time a major rainfall hits an area, countless tales of woe are heard from homeowners who have gambled with a low-quality sump pump installation in their basement. During the worst storms, ..
(May 01, 2008)
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Wood Sub Floors are a Rotten Choice

For many homeowners, the idea of a basement finishing is to remodel the area the same what the rest of the house has been designed. This means they'll want their ceiling to be made of drywall to look .
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Drywall - Cheap and Dirty

Old habits die hard. The same goes for building practices. When it comes to finishing a basement, builders tend to do the same thing they've always done- especially if it's a cheap solution for them. .
(April 08, 2008)
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