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When To Worry About Cracks in Your Commercial Foundation

Like many Toronto-area homes, commercial properties can also suffer from cracks and water leaks in their foundations. This includes a wide range of structures such as schools, airports, shopping centres, churches, hospitals, factories, warehouses and restaurants etc. When these types of commercial properties suffer from foundation cracks and other issues the most common types of […]

How Much Does Basement Lowering Cost?

Considering a basement lowering project for your home?  Lowering your basement is not your everyday home improvement project, though with the real estate prices in Toronto and the scarcity of land, it is a great option for expanding your living space without losing precious yard space.  If you want to find out more about basement […]

Can a Basement Floor Be Lowered?

When you’re looking for ways to create additional living space in your Toronto-area home you may want to consider the option of lowering the basement. This basically means lowering the floor to give you a larger area with more head room. This is an ideal option if your current basement is hard to fit into […]

How To Keep Your Basement From Flooding During a Power Outage

While widespread power outages are rare in Toronto, you do see smaller power outages affecting various neighborhoods from time to time.  If you have a leaky basement and rely on an interior waterproofing system and sump pump to keep water out, then a power outage could create additional challenges for you. Unfortunately, flooded basements and […]