As winter slowly warms and signs of Spring begin to show, we also know that storm season is brewing. After all, “April showers bring May flowers.” Is your home ready for rain? Let’s look at tips for preventing water issues during storm season and how to keep your basement and crawlspace dry. Evaluating Outside Your […]
Will Yard Drainage Help my Leaky Basement or Crawlspace?
As professional waterproofers, we are often asked “Will yard drainage help my leaky basement or crawlspace?” We tell them both “yes it will and no it won’t.” Today’s blog explains why proper yard drainage is a must for guarding against water damage but it may not be the end-all solution. Proper Grading, Gutters, and Downspouts […]
The 5 Most Common Warning Signs of Foundation Issues
The national average cost of home foundation repairs is $4,500 with many well above that range. The best way to prevent costly foundation repairs is to monitor your home’s foundation often. Today we are discussing the 5 most common warning signs of foundation issues. Aqua-Guard is well versed in foundation issues since moisture is the […]
Sealing Active Water Leaks
Discovering an active water leak under your home can be understandably concerning and panic-inducing. It’s not at all uncommon. A whopping 98% of basements will eventually experience some type of water damage over the years! Wondering what to do if and when you find yourself in this situation? Here are the basic things you need […]
How Common is it to Have Moisture In Your Home? (and What to do About it!)
How common is it to have moisture in your home? You may be surprised to learn that 98% of basements experience some type of water damage during their lifetime. Yes, that means that it CAN happen to you. If or when that time comes, Aqua-Guard Waterproofing is here to help! What to do About Moisture […]
Preventing Water Damage Before It Starts
The saying “The best defense is a good offense” does not apply solely to sports. When it comes to preventing water damage in your home, the best offense is a good defense. Stop the water before it ever has a chance to enter. Many homeowners think that the chances of water leaks are minimal but […]
The Dangers of Quick Fixes for Water Leaks
The old saying “Out of sight, out of mind” may work when it comes to that pile of laundry on the floor, but not when it comes to water leaks in your basement. In today’s blog, we are discussing the dangers of quick fixes for water leaks in your home and why you should have […]
Why Hire Waterproofing Experts?
In a world obsessed with DIY repairs, you may ask yourself “Why hire waterproofing experts?” As tempting as it may be to want to waterproof your basement or crawlspace yourself, to ensure that the work is long-lasting and done correctly, you will want to use experts. After all, this is the foundation of your home […]
Increase Home Value With Waterproofing
Does waterproofing your basement or crawlspace increase home value? The short answer is YES! Let’s look at how waterproofing adds value and how much return on investment you can expect. The Dangers of a Wet Basement or Crawlspace A home with a wet basement or crawlspace is an immediate turnoff to buyers. Not only is […]
What is Basement Waterproofing?
We are getting back to the basics today to answer the question “What is basement waterproofing?” As your waterproofing experts, we want you to understand the what, why, and how of keeping your basement dry. What are the Long-Term Effects of Water in my Basement? Common sense tells us that we don’t want water in […]