How to turn your basement into a functional storage space

One great use for your home’s basement is to create a functional storage space. This is ideal for bulky things you don’t need often but don’t want to throw out – like kid’s toys, Christmas décor, extra furniture, garden equipment or fitness equipment. However, this doesn’t mean that you should
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Signs That Your Crawlspace Needs Repairs

Crawlspaces aren’t areas homeowners spend much time in or thinking about, but they are integral to the structural integrity of your home. Here are some signs to look out for from basement waterproofing pros in Monmouth County that indicate that your basement crawlspace requires closer inspection, maintenance or repairs. Signs
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What To Consider When Buying A Battery Sump Pump Backup

When hurricanes, tropical storms and flooding hit, home and business owners turn to their sump pumps to prevent flood damage and manage basement water levels. Unfortunately, floods and weather events are often accompanied by power outages that make your sump pump inoperable – unless it has a backup battery. If
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How to get your home ready for hurricane season

While hurricane season only officially starts on June 1st, this year has already seen significant Atlantic storm activity. Forecasters are predicting the arrival of around 11-17 named storms (winds of 39mph or more), with five of those likely strong enough to become hurricanes with winds over 74mph. Here are some
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Protect Your Home Against Mold and Allergies

If you suffer from allergies in the spring, your home may be to blame. Excess moisture from the air or a leak can make cupboards, floors, attics and crawlspaces a haven for mold, and these spores can cause serious breathing problems, allergic reactions and respiratory issues. Here are some tips
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Prepare For Humid Summers This Spring

Humidity is a fact of life in New Jersey, but the right preparations to your home in the spring time can help you make even the worst of humid summer days bearable. Not only is excess humidity uncomfortable, it also promotes the growth of mold in the home, which can
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How your landscaping can help prevent basement leaks

One of the main reasons for basement leaks is a surprising one for many homeowners – it’s your own backyard. Landscaping can play a pivotal role in directing water to or away your home’s walls and foundations, so it’s important to ensure that your yard is landscaped in such a
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Why walls sweat – and what to do

Waking up to moisture-covered walls in the winter is unpleasant and worrying for homeowners, and is an issue that should be taken seriously as it can result in damage to interior décor and the home itself. Here are some insights from basement waterproofing experts in Bergen County, NJ. What causes
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When is the best time to waterproof your basement?

As basement waterproofing exerts in Essex County, NJ, we often get asked if there is a right time of year to do basement waterproofing – and the short answer is yes! Here’s some advice for picking a time of year that will get you the best results. Is it basement
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What to do when your wooden floors warp

Wooden flooring is an asset in any home, but not if it’s warping or buckling! Here are some insights from basement waterproofing specialists in Rockland County, NJ. Why are my wooden floors warping?  The most common reason for wood to warp is exposure to water, which is unfortunately something that is
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