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Does Basement Waterproofing Increase Home Value?

A common question we get form homeowners in Toronto and the GTA is, “does basement waterproofing increase home values?”. The quick and simple answer is yes and we’ll try to explain how. More Livable Square Footage Basement waterproofing offers many benefits to homeowners with the most obvious being that it helps prevent water damage to […]

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Why Does My Finished Basement Smell Musty?

Most homes in Toronto are older and have unfinished basements.  Due to the age of homes, the weather and the massive amounts of underwater rivers running under Toronto, having a dry basement is a challenge.  Most basement, unless they have been fully waterproofed from the exterior, will have some sort of dampness or moisture issues.  […]

What is the Best Basement Waterproofing System?

When it comes to waterproofing your basement in Toronto, there are three common methods. These are exterior waterproofing, interior weeping tile, and crack injection.  Which one you use will depend on your home, any surrounding obstacles as well as your budget.  There are a variety of basement waterproofing methods that will work, though only one […]

Can You Waterproof a Finished Basement?

Here in Toronto, water in the basement is an ongoing issue for most homeowners.  The weather, age of homes, as well as underground waterways can cause havoc on a basement.  But due to the price and scarcity of land in Toronto, many homeowners want to finish their basement to create additional living space for their […]

Does Interior Basement Waterproofing Work?

When it comes to waterproofing your basement there are two ways to go which are interior and exterior methods. Interior waterproofing works, particularly the weeping tile method but exterior waterproofing is still the best option available as water won’t be able to permeate the structure’s foundation walls and is the only solution that protects your […]