Is Basement Waterproofing Worth The Investment?
Basement Waterproofing Every homeowner wants to know that their home is safe from significant damage. However, they also want to know they are not paying for unnecessary services. One of the more significant expenses that come around is basement waterproofing. Is basement waterproofing worth the investment? No matter what, we will always say yes! Your home is your most significant investment, so you should always be making decisions that help you protect it. Here are some of the benefits that make basement waterproofing worth it: Benefits of Waterproofing Increased Foundation Stability: Your foundation is what keeps your home standing. It … Read More
Exterior vs. Interior Basement Waterproofing: Which One Is Best?
Exterior vs. Interior Basement Waterproofing: Which One Is Best? Your home is usually your biggest investment, so keeping it in good condition is likely a top priority. Cosmetic up upkeep like paint or flooring is easy to keep track of because you can see it on a regular basis. But how often do you think about keeping your basement dry? In an area where it both rains and snows, waterproofing your basement should be on the top of your list. Now the question is which solution works best, exterior or interior basement waterproofing? Exterior Waterproofing Exterior waterproofing protects your home … Read More
Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota
Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota Between flooding, freezing temps, wind chills, and snowy and icy weather, South Dakota has had a pretty rough winter. There are ways to protect your home against the many problems that could affect your basement or foundation during late winter and early spring. Some of these issues include water leaks, mold and mildew, wood rot, foundation cracks, flooding, bowing walls, and more. Proper water management can help you avoid these issues. Over the winter, water seeps into the porous concrete slabs and freezes, which causes expansion inside the slab. When that … Read More
Can Water Break My Foundation?
Can Water Break My Foundation? With Spring just arriving and storms, rain, and snow melt are a common occurrence, the question “can water break my foundation” is a real concern. While standing water can cause a multitude of problems as Spring progresses, none of them can cost you more than foundation problems. When it rains, if you don’t have the proper drainage and grading around your home and foundation, water will find its way into your home. The concrete in your foundation is porous for one thing. The other thing is that a lot of water can build up around … Read More
Sioux Falls Flooding: How Rapid Foundation Repair Can Help
Wet & Flooded Basements in Sioux Falls, SD Due to recent flooding in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, many homeowners have experienced serious damage to their home as well as loss of personal belongings destroyed by flood water. Major floods like these can be devastating to a home, forcing homeowners to replace flooring and drywall or even move to a new home. Water damage is a serious issue, as it not only destroys household furniture and possessions, but can also cause the growth of mold and mildew. Wet Basement Solutions for Sioux Falls Flooding If you have a wet basement in … Read More
Exterior Drainage Solutions in South Dakota
How Exterior Drainage can Save your Basement Summer is a time for celebration and fun, and for some can finally mean a break. In that aspect, summer is the best time of the year. Unfortunately, with all this summer fun, there is also a downside. Summer brings summer storms, and that can mean a leaky, wet basement. All the water from the rain comes from the outside of your home and leaks in. If you have a buildup of water around your home, you may not only have to deal with it around the outside of your home but the … Read More
How Are You Managing Your Water?
South Dakota Water Management Exterior and Interior Water Control Do you find that you are having issues with water or moisture building up in your home? Is your home humid in the summer? If this is the case in your own home, then you probably need to take a look into exterior and interior waterproofing methods. When you do not have proper waterproofing systems in your home there can be large consequences that you may not even be aware of when there isn’t good water management. Moisture build-up that is left behind in your home can cause mold or mildew … Read More