Waterproofing and Underpinning Blog

Your basement can be more than just the foundation of your home. It can also provide you with more space for your family to enjoy. If you want to improve the structural integrity of your house or to make the basement more useable, you might consider underpinning or lowering your basement. Underpi…

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When you are in the process of purchasing a home, your home inspector will look for signs of water damage in the basement. Older homes are susceptible to water problems in the basement especially if they sit below the water table. Wet basements are caused by foundation cracks or the lack of proper…

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Now with summer right around the corner, Montreal is feeling much warmer and not just weather wise. The hotter temperatures give rise to backyard parties and a great opportunity to get to know your neighbours. If you haven’t done so yet, inviting your neighbors over for a backyard bbq or patio party…

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Now with the mild spring temperatures upon us, you may be thinking ahead to summer which doesn’t seem so far away anymore. With the weather being so nice, this is a great opportunity to take some time to run a perimeter check around your house to see if there are potential water leak issues. Summer…

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With Spring in full bloom here in the GTA, many homeowners have begun tackling outdoor maintenance including sealing driveway cracks and chips as well as addressing newly uncovered foundation cracks which are not only unsightly, but pose a serious risk of basement leaks during heavy rainstorms. Asid…

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Now with spring in nearly full bloom here in Montreal (ignoring the bouts of plummeting temperatures in recent days/weeks) many homeowners might be considering starting a basement finishing or renovation project this spring or summer. Doing so can be quite costly, depending on what you’re looking to…

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The mild spring conditions Montreal residents have recently experienced is a welcome retreat from the harsh bitter winter we’ve just endured. The spring thaw has eradicated most if not all of those unsightly snow banks, which gives Montrealers a clear indication that spring has finally arrived. Ther…

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Spring weather means melting snow and ice and an end to winter’s deep freeze. Due to a variety of conditions this winter – ice storm debris, snow and ice accumulation and spring rain – many municipalities in Montreal are warning residents that there is a higher than average flood risk this spring. B…

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Now with spring here, you might be thinking about replacing your windows if they’re older or if you’ve experienced leakage issues during the winter months. If the leak has been continuing for some time, the frame around the window is likely damaged and/or rotted which if that’s the case; it will als…

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Now that spring is just about here – officially starting Thursday March 20th, many homeowners might be delighted to welcome the spring thaw. With the gradual rise in temperatures we here in Montreal are beginning to experience, some of us may be concerned about what effect this winter’s extreme cold…

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