Entries by Nusite

What Is a False Water Table?

False water tables can spell trouble for your basement or crawl space, even when these areas are waterproofed. As a homeowner, it can be frustrating when water keeps seeping into these areas when you thought you were protected.  Here in Toronto, almost all homes have basements and with the weather conditions and underground waterways running […]

How Much Does It Cost to Waterproof My Basement?

How much does it cost to waterproof my basement?  This is a very popular question and a legitimate one as the costs of waterproofing your basement in Toronto can vary widely depending on the type of waterproofing job involved as well as the size and type of foundation of your home. Here in Toronto, most […]

How To Waterproof Your Basement Walls

Water leaking into basements is a common problem here in Toronto.  Due to the weather, aging structures and lots of ground water under Toronto, most homes will have water issues at some point in time.  Also, most older homes were never properly waterproofed during the construction process. If your basement is is constantly wet or […]

Do I Need a Weeping Tile System?

Here in Toronto, installing exterior and interior weeping tile systems is a very popular option as it can effectively divert water away from your foundation.  Also, improvements to the technology and installation methods have greatly increased their reliability as they traditionally had problems with getting clogged after a number of years. So why use the […]

Should I Use Waterproofing Paint in My Basement?

Wet and damp basements are an ongoing issue in Toronto.  Between the weather and average age of the foundations of most homes in Toronto, a leaking basement usually happens to everyone at some point in time.  Add to the fact that Toronto sits on top of underground waterways, then you can understand why most homes […]