Why Basement Underpinning in Toronto is a Good Investment

There are a number of different reasons we suggest that basement underpinning is a good investment for Toronto homeowners. Some homeowners want to make use of a crawlspace and transform it into a livable basement space. Other times this process fixes a foundation that’s become unstable. On the commercial side,

5 Tips To Extend The Life Of Your Sump Pump In Toronto

If you need a sump pump in Toronto to keep your basement clean and dry, you’ll be interested in keeping it in tip top shape. We install the modern variety that have email, text and alarm notifications. Take advantage of our on-site assessment. Maintaining them is a great way to

Here’s What You Need To Know About Building Waterproofing in Toronto and Membranes

The best building waterproofing in Toronto membranes have three different characteristics. They are elastic, tear resistant and flexible. There is a simple reason. The best of these products will be able to stretch over any cracks and move slightly with the structure. There are a variety of different products to

5 Tips For Hiring a Reliable Basement Waterproofing Company in Toronto

Having a reliable basement waterproofing company in Toronto on your contact list is important for keeping your home in top condition.  A wet basement can cause structural and even health issues if it’s not fixed properly and quickly. Here are five things that you need to consider when you’re looking

Risks of water damage to commercial buildings and how to prevent it

Commercial buildings are just as susceptible to water damage as residential properties. Year round, properties are at risk from damaging weather including storms, heavy snow falls and torrential rain. Waterproofing is crucial to preventing the damage caused by flooding. If your commercial property lacks a professional waterproofing system then flooding

What are the signs of a leaky crawl space and why is crawl space waterproofing important

Have you discovered signs of water in your house’s crawl space? Did you know that there are waterproofing systems specifically designed for crawl spaces? If your crawl space has signs of flooding then you should act fast. Water and heavy moisture in the crawl space can cause many problems for

Basement Floods in Toronto 2020 – Things you should know if you are a homeowner

Did you know that flooding is the costlier natural hazard in Ontario? So much so that the provincial government has a Flood Forecasting and Warning program, and provides a live and interactive flood map you can check: https://www.gisapplication.lrc.gov.on.ca/webapps/flood/#ontarioFloodMap In Toronto, the past 20 years or so, we have experienced several

Types of waterproofing membranes

Unless your house or building was constructed in the past 10 years chances are you do not have an adequate basement waterproofing installation. At the time Toronto heritage houses were build a layer of tar was the only waterproofing material they had. A lot of new constructions use just “damp

How to test and maintain your sump pump

A working, well maintained sump pump can be the difference of 2 feet of water in your basement or just a wet floor. It can save you thousands of dollars in water damage and for the city of Toronto, which in the past years has been experiencing severe and sudden

Top reasons you basement is leaking

As we transition to fall and rainy days come it is a good time for you to check your basement for leaks. A leaky basement might not be a big deal right now but can become a costly emergency during the winter when frozen soil increases the hydrostatic pressure on