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
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
Interior Drainage Can Help in the Winter
Interior Drainage Can Help in the Winter The Importance of Interior Drainage in South Dakota The winter months can have quite a negative effect on your foundation. Melted snow and hail can cause significant water damage in your basement if you don’t have an interior drainage system. Contrary to popular belief, interior drainage systems, like sump pumps, are not useful in just the spring and summer months. To fully protect your home from water damage, it is important to have a functional interior drainage system all year round. A wet basement is a serious threat to the value of your … 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