Posts by Alex Foundation

Is There a Wrong Time of Year to Waterproof the Basement?

Is There a Wrong Time of Year to Waterproof the Basement?

Homeowners are often advised to hold off on certain repairs until a certain time of year. For instance, many are told that you cannot or should not do any sort of basement waterproofing during the winter months. Why? Usually, it has to do with the way that the ground will freeze (in many areas) during…

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6 Signs You Need to Contact an Ottawa Foundation Repair Expert

6 Signs You Need to Contact an Ottawa Foundation Repair Expert

The foundation of your home is incredibly important – it supports the entire structure. Without a stable, strong foundation, your home could begin to decay and degrade. In fact, foundation problems may make your home virtually worthless on the real estate market. Sadly, too many homeowners don’t know the signs to watch for that might…

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5 Major Signs You Need Ottawa Foundation Repair

5 Major Signs You Need Ottawa Foundation Repair

We hear the word foundation and we think of other words like “solid”, “trustworthy”, and even “unshakeable”. However, it is not at all uncommon for property owners to find themselves in need of foundation repair in Ottawa. For many, the need for Ottawa foundation repair comes out of the blue and can be a real…

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What to Expect When Waterproofing a Basement

What to Expect When Waterproofing a Basement

The basement of your home or other property might have a persistently musty smell. Maybe you even notice areas of wetness or dampness that just never dry. You might chalk it up to any number of issues, but in the end, it is probably only going to be resolved by expert basement waterproofing. What is…

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How to Maintain and Even Improve the Structural Integrity of Your Home

How to Maintain and Even Improve the Structural Integrity of Your Home

A lot of us use the word “foundation” lightly to describe the base of something else. For instance, we say that the “foundation” of a group is its shared interest or the foundation of a good cake is proper ingredients, and so on. Yet, the foundation of any home or structure cannot be taken lightly.…

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Basement Waterproofing in Ottawa

If you have ever dealt with a wet or flooded basement, then you know that effective solutions for the problems like mold and humidity are hard to come by. We provide quality basement waterproofing in Ottawa for homeowners that want to avoid these problems – and enjoy their extra living space. Over the years, we’ve…

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3 Things You Might Need to Do After Foundation Repair

3 Things You Might Need to Do After Foundation Repair

The foundation of your home does more than just hold up the house. The structure of your foundation is what supports all the other parts of your home, from the windows and doors to the decorative details. When your foundation is cracked or damaged, one of the first signs that homeowners notice is other parts…

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How to Spot Foundation Problems This Spring

How to Spot Foundation Problems This Spring

Whether you own a home or a business structure, you probably know that the foundation of the building is one of the most crucial components. That is why it is a very wise idea for any owners to know how to spot foundation problems as early as possible. After all, foundation problems don’t typically act…

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5 Big Warning Signs of Foundation Issues

5 Big Warning Signs of Foundation Issues

As the leading experts in foundation repair, restoration, and replacement in the Ottawa region for decades, we’ve seen our fair share of foundation issues. One thing that all these projects had in common was that the foundation started showing signs of needing repair long before we were called. Unfortunately, many homeowners and building owners do…

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4 Excellent Reasons to Waterproof Your Foundation

4 Excellent Reasons to Waterproof Your Foundation

When you think about home improvements you want to make, what do you picture? If you are like many homeowners, your list includes things like fencing for the yard, updating the bathroom, or giving your kitchen a face lift. But there are many home improvements that can vastly improve your home’s safety and longevity, that…

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