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

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

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

What is a weeping tile or French drain?

Have you noticed standing water in your yard? Do you have water appearing on your concrete basement floor? Saturation of water around your property’s perimeter and water coming up from the ground can quickly result in flooding but can also cause damage to your foundation. The pressure of the water

Top 5 causes of basement foundation cracks

The condition of your property’s foundation is the most important thing when it comes to structural integrity. With time, cracks, fissures and even block separation can appear, sometimes visible on your interior basement foundation walls, sometimes the only thing that points to a cracked foundation is a wet basement. If

The interior basement waterproofing process

When it comes to waterproofing your basement there are instances that there isn’t  available access to the perimeter of your exterior foundation walls. For exterior basement waterproofing there needs to be a minimum of 2.5 feet distance away from your foundation walls for the excavation to be feasible. This space

Risks of a wet basement to your home and health

Do you have a wet basement? Is water leaking from your concrete walls or pooling on your floor? Is moisture and a musty smell present? Having a leaky or wet basement can have risks on both your property and your health. Wet Basement Risks to Property If water and moisture

Basement Waterproofing Cost in Toronto

When it comes to basement waterproofing, one solution doesn’t fit all. The age of  your house/foundation, the depth, accessibility to the parameter of your house, the soil type, if the excavation is machinable or manual, the type and quality of materials used, the extend of foundation repairs needed, all these