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3 Reasons Waterproofing Paint Won’t Fix Your Damp Basement

Nobody likes a damp basement, and people are willing to go to great lengths to avoid and fix them. Out of all the techniques available for fixing this common problem, waterproofing paint may be one of the least effective ideas. Unfortunately, this “fix” can end up causing more damage than it could ever solve. Read More...

3 Ways to Prevent Basement Leaks This Winter

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Although the “basement leak season” mostly coincides with spring and fall rains, basements can leak any time of year. A leak won’t check with the calendar and won’t care that it’s the night of the holiday party or that you’ve just installed new carpet. But don’t think that you are defenseless against basement leaks. Take advice from our Baltimore waterproofing experts, because we know what we are talking about. Here are a few things you could do to reduce the likelihood of a basement leak this winter. Read More...

Can a Basement Leak if There Are No Cracks?

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Did you come home from work to a wet basement? After cleaning up the mess and moving your valuable items off the floor, your initial instinct is probably to check for cracks. And you are right, foundation cracks are one of the major reasons your basement may leak. But what if you checked the walls and the floor and there are no cracks to be found? Here are a few ideas on where the water could be coming from, based on our experience as a Baltimore basement waterproofing companyRead More...

Is Musty Basement Smell Telling You Something?

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Basements are notorious for developing bad odors. And it’s often a year-round problem that gets better or worse depending on the time of the year. It’s not just unfinished basements that can get smelly—finished basements can run into the same issue. But where is this basement smell coming from? And how do you get rid of it? Don’t worry, our Baltimore basement waterproofing experts are here to unravel the mystery. Read More...