Tag: waterproofing

Causes of Elevator Pit Leaking

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…

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Common DC Crawl Space Waterproofing Problems

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…

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New Years Basement Resolutions

Happy New Year!  This time of year we get a fresh new start.  As the calendar rolls over to a new year, we get a chance to look at ourselves, our lives, our families and our homes. It is a time to make goals, to change, make anew and resolve to ultimately live a little…

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Prevent Frozen Discharge Lines

  The sump pump is the heart of an interior waterproofing system. Anything that prevents it from working properly could cause basement flooding. In the winter months, homeowners need to prevent frozen discharge lines. The discharge line is the pipe that comes from the pump and channels the water away from the house. If the…

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Tips On Purchasing A Battery Backup In Baltimore

1. Pumping Capacity / Output If all you needed was to choose a cast iron sump with an AGM battery, all would be easy.  You also need to get the right size pump!  Too often we will look inside a sump pit, and find that the backup pump only has about half the pumping capacity as…

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Sump Pump Discharge Lines

  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 basin out of your home, and out into the yard…

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