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What Causes Basement Floor Leaks and What Can Be Done About Them?

What Causes Basement Floor Leaks and What Can Be Done About Them?

If you have ever walked into your basement and seen strange areas of pooled water, you might wonder just how and why the floor has developed a leak at all? After all, the walls might be entirely free of issues and yet, there it is…a puddle in the middle of the room. The Cause Essentially,…

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What Are the Basic Steps in Foundation Repair?

What Are the Basic Steps in Foundation Repair?

As a home or property owner, the words “you need a foundation repair” can be pretty overwhelming. After all, you might have immediate visions of heavy machines and all kinds of disruption inside and outside of the building. After all the foundation is, well…the foundation! It is the “thing” your house or building rests on…

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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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3 Reasons to Install Window Wells

3 Reasons to Install Window Wells

Walking down a city street, you might notice that a lot of the buildings feature windows right at sidewalk level. They often have a space around them with the appearance of an oversized flower pot or bucket sliced in half. These are known as window wells, and they are important in almost any sort of…

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Is Foundation Damage Possible in the Winter?

Is Foundation Damage Possible in the Winter?

We live in an area of deep winter freezing, and the potential for frost heaves is also real. It is interesting to note that not everyone understands just what a frost heave might be and how this phenomenon can harm a foundation. So, the frost heave is simply when freezing temperatures have penetrated deep into…

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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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