Waterproofing and Underpinning Blog

Don’t Underestimate the Price Tag of a Wet Basement

Water on the floor, hidden mold, musty smells—wet basements are inarguably unpleasant. But when a heavy rainstorm hits your neighborhood, the most significant flooding may happen within your own home. If your basement is not properly fitted to handle a sudden influx of precipitation, you could b...

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Windsor, Ontario experienced devastating flood damage a month ago (we wrote about the Windsor flood in our previous blog post), leading many Canadians to ask why they are not covered? In Canada, overland flooding is not insured by any private insurer, other than a few available in Alberta. Which i...

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Many newer homes have water leakage in the basement due to cracks in the foundation, so you’re not alone if you’re battling with a wet basement. Toronto is notorious for heavy rainfall and storms, and spring runoff only adds to every homeowner’s nightmare. Warmer weather not only means sunshin...

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The fight against the elements has been a constant battle for homeowners since the dawn of civilization.The history of waterproofing stretches as far back as 13,000 years, and is considered the third oldest trade behind carpentry and masonry. Yet, professional waterproofing contractors are still see...

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Well it’s been quite a year for us at City Wide Group.We would like to thank all our customers in the GTA for making 2016 such a success and are proud to announce that we have won the Consumer Choice Award for the 20th consecutive year for our commitment to excellence in waterproofing and underpin...

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If you are the proud owner of a new build home in the Greater Toronto Area, then your foundation was made using poured concrete. Poured concrete foundations started in the 1970s and remains to this day one of the most common types of foundation. That’s because it’s easily molded into shape.

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For many Canadians, winter is their favourite time of the year because of all the skiing, ice skating and holiday cheer! However, it’s also the worst time of the year for your house. Due to the cold, snow and condensation make your home susceptible to damage. They are not only expensive to repair,...

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