Silver Spring, MD | Aquaguard Waterproofing

How To Get Rid of Water Quickly | Silver Spring, MD

Basement waterproofing is more about preventing water problems in the first place than removing existing water. If you have standing water in the basement, then you will need to remove it before you can install any kind of waterproofing system. If your basement is flooded make sure to not remove the water too fast. Water filling a basement…

Read more »

Basement Waterproofing | Beltsville, MD | AquaGuard Waterproofing

How To Hire A High Quality Contractor | Rockville, MD

Are you in need of foundation repair services? You may be having a hard time finding the right contractor for the job. After all, this whole process shouldn’t be taken lightly. Hiring the wrong contractor can be very costly, especially when you have to correct their mistakes. The following are some of the biggest mistakes that you…

Read more »

Columbia, MD | AquaGuard Waterproofing

Two Types Of Structural Foundation Repair | Columbia, MD

Repairing a non-structural foundation crack is pretty easy and relatively inexpensive but requires the services of a waterproofing professional/company. The technician cleans out the crack and inserts a number of plastic injection ports along its length. He then applies a surface coat of fast-drying epoxy to cover the crack and hold the ports in place….

Read more »

Beltsville, MD | AquaGuard Waterproofing

Why Elevator Pits Leak | Beltsville, MD

When water gets to a place where it is not intended or needed, damage occurs. When it comes to buildings, this damage can be very costly. Therefore, it is always important to make sure that water stays only where it is needed and out of where it is not. When putting up a building and…

Read more »

German Town, MD | StablWall

Common Crawl Space Waterproofing Problems | Germantown, MD

Damp or wet crawl spaces can result in structural problems for your home. They can also result in serious health problems as a result of the growth of mold. It is important to obtain the services of a professional repair contractor to ensure that your DC crawl space is waterproofed. There are several things that…

Read more »

Baltimore, MD | Aquaguard Waterproofing

Sump Pump Discharge Lines | Baltimore, MD

  Few things can shut down an effective basement waterproofing system like an ineffective discharge line. It’s one of the more underrated, yet certainly important piece of the basement waterproofing puzzle. The discharge line is responsible for moving the water that collects in the sump pump basin out of your home, and out into the…

Read more »

Why Are Foundations Likely To Crack? | Silver Spring, MD

Foundation Cracks Silver Spring, MD Foundation cracks are almost inevitable in concrete foundations. They are caused by a combination of factors including poor construction, tree roots, lateral water pressure, soil movements, natural disasters such as earthquakes and floods and house settling. While every foundation contractor will tell you foundation cracking is normal, this does not…

Read more »

Signs You Need Commercial Foundation Repair | Baltimore, MD

Foundation Repair in Baltimore MD   If you manage or own a commercial building, maintenance of the building should be at the top of your priority list. If you’re like most people, the foundation of your building is probably something that you hardly think about. While it may not be possible to carry out regular…

Read more »

Egress Windows | Washington D.C. | AquaGuard Waterproofing

Common DIY Problems with Egress Windows | Bethesda, MD

Common DIY Problems with Egress Windows Bethesda, MD There are many home projects that you can attempt on your own with great ease. These include painting, landscaping and even some plumbing projects. However, there are others that you simply should leave to the professionals and with good reason. These include the installation of basement egress…

Read more »