Finished Basement in Toronto

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 […]

Horizontal crack in Toronto foundation home

As a homeowner, seeing a crack in your foundation can certainly be cause for concern. Here in Toronto, the harsh Winters and rainy Springs and Summers can cause havoc on our home’s foundation.  Even if it hasn’t happened to you, many of us have heard horror stories of water damage and shifting foundations that can […]

Waterproofing contractor in Toronto applying waterproofing membreane

Basement waterproofing is big business in Toronto.  Between the age of the homes, the extreme weather between seasons, and the fact Toronto sits on top of underground waterways, most homes in Toronto experience water leaking into their basements at one time or another. If you’re confused about the difference between interior and exterior waterproofing and […]

basement waterproofing insurance

This is a common question we get about basement waterproofing here in Toronto. What is Covered and What Is Not Unfortunately, basement waterproofing systems aren’t typically covered by homeowners’ insurance policies. The actual cleanup of a flooded basement may be covered but the process of waterproofing the room isn’t. Of course, if you suffer through […]

False water table in Toronto basement

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 […]