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 […]

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Here in Toronto, installing weeping tile systems on the exterior of the foundation wall is a must if you will be waterproofing the exterior of your home’s foundation.  Toronto is built on top of a large water aquifer, with hundreds of underground waterways.  Many areas of Toronto also have high water table issues, where a […]

Crack in foundation floor in Toronto home

Do you have cracks in your foundation floor? Cracks are a common feature in most homes, especially here in Toronto where you have older homes with foundations that are decades old.   There are many things that can cause cracks to appear, from poor initial workmanship, to a shifting of the foundation itself.  Cracks can be […]

Finished Basement After Digging out Basement

Digging out a basement (also known an Underpinning or Basement Lowering) can be an ideal way to add some room or living space to your home and can often be less expensive than adding room by going upward or outward. The best option can be chosen after considering a few factors such as design, feasibility, […]

Water Seeping Through Basement Floor in Toronto Basement

  Do you have water seeping through your basement floor?  Many homes in Toronto do, this is largely due to the age of the homes here as well as the fact many parts of Toronto sit on top of high water tables from the many underground rivers that flow under it. Basements are an inevitable […]