Water Management Solutions for Summer in South Dakota

Water Management Solutions for Summer in South Dakota

Water Management Helps Protect your South Dakota Home Summer is here again, and that means sunny, warm days are ahead. This is the perfect time to have waterproofing installed in your South Dakota home or business. We here at Rapid Foundation Repair offer a wide variety of water management products. Our products come from Earth Contact Products, a top producer of high quality foundation repair and waterproofing products. You can have peace of mind knowing that your home or business will be safe from water damage for years to come with our help. Water management is the best way to … Read More

Water Management During and After Winter in South Dakota

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. Over the winter, water seeps into the porous concrete slabs and freezes, which causes expansion inside the slab. When that water melts, it causes contraction. This cycle of expansion … Read More

Why Water Management is Not Enough

Why Water Management is Not Enough

Why Water Management is Not Enough In the world of waterproofing, many times we come across companies that offer “water management” for South Dakota homes. Control the water and manage it. Isn’t that exactly what you want? Unfortunately, it isn’t. Water management is merely a tool that can be used when waterproofing and it should not be the sole tool used to make sure that water is not entering your home. In this article, we will discuss some of the ways that water management is not enough to protect your home. What is Water Management? Generally, water management can be … Read More

Water Management Systems for Your South Dakota Home

Water Management Systems for Your South Dakota Home

  Water Management Systems for Your South Dakota Home Living in the South Dakota climate can be interesting at any season of the year. One problem that presents itself is the threat of a basement waterproofing disaster. Water management systems along with waterproofing can be used to redirect the water or to waterproof your basement or crawl space from water damage. However, water damage doesn’t just  come from heavy rains and flooding. It’s important to consider that foundation repair may be the answer to your continuing waterproofing woes. Waterproofing and Water Management System Options There are two main options for … Read More

South Dakota Springtime Water Management

South Dakota Springtime Water Management

Protect your South Dakota Home with Water Management Spring often brings heavy rain to South Dakota and that means you have to prepare your home and protect against water damage. Often times water problems are ignored because they don’t cause immediate damage. Unfortunately, water issues can lead to problems that will seriously harm the integrity of your home. Water management is the best way to make sure your home is safe from a variety of problems, including: Mold and mildew Wood rot Flooded basement Foundation cracks Water stains Damp crawl space Many of these issues build upon each other, but … Read More

Water Management in South Dakota

Water Management in South Dakota

Tips for Water Management in South Dakota Lately, the state of South Dakota has been experiencing severe weather and lots of flooding. This sort of weather does not only lead to damage and flooding in your basement, but it can also cause some serious foundation problems. Large amounts of water sitting against your foundation for long periods of time can seep through the cracks and lead to basement flooding. This pooling water in your yard can also weaken the structural integrity of the concrete, as it soaks into the foundation and starts to wear away at it. Another issue that … Read More

Water Management South Dakota, Wyoming

Water Management South Dakota, Wyoming

Preventative Waterproofing/Water Management South Dakota and Wyoming Around the country there are cities that are dealing with major flooding issues, such as in Texas. Many people’s homes are flooded or are dealing with water damage. Those who had preventative water management systems in place are probably in a much better position than those who did not. There are a variety of ways that you can protect your home or business from water damage, such as: Basement drainage Sump pump installation Battery backup sump pumps Sump pits Exterior drainage Interior drainage Vapor barriers Problems Caused by Water Damage and Lack of … Read More

Springtime Means Water Management in South Dakota

Springtime Means Water Management in South Dakota

Think Spring! Think Water Management for your SD Home South Dakota has some beautiful seasons, including a few crazy thunderstorms in the spring. Don’t let weather tear away at your home – make sure your South Dakota home is protected from water! South Dakota water management is extremely important to prevent property damage, mold growth, and humidity problems in your home. When it rains in South Dakota, large amounts of water become trapped in the soil surrounding your home. The soil has been frozen all winter and usually can’t hold that much moisture, so it begins to expand. Some of … Read More