High water table in Toronto from underground rivers and streams

Did you know that the city of Toronto sits on top of a labyrinth like maze of ancient rivers and sewer systems that have long been forgotten about?  While there are many reasons your Toronto basement might be leaking water, in some areas, rising water tables could be the problem.  While the water table below your home […]

Exterior waterproofing Toronto

If you walk in mist or fog and your clothing becomes wet, you feel a sensation of dampness on your skin – unless of course you are wearing a water-resistant garment. In pelting rain the water will force itself past the fibers, and start pouring down your arms and legs.  That’s why sailors aboard ships wear […]

sump pump

Water is a mighty powerful and persistent thing. It’s carved out canyons and has flooded huge cities. Allow it drip for long enough and it will punch a hole through granite. When it comes to your basement – if there’s a way for water to find it’s through, trust me, it will discover it and […]

Creating a window well as a means of egress

As a basement waterproofing company, we often get calls for leaks in the basement during heavy rain fall.  Often times,  cracks and leaks around  a worn and decaying window well is the source for these water problems in the basement.. There are a variety of window well designs available. Some are deep, and closed in […]

a stairstep crack in a cinderblock basement wall

Foundation problems are pretty common in Toronto, especially in older homes closer to Lake Ontario.  Toronto is a city with a high water level table, meaning many areas experience chronic problems in their basements due to ground water swelling up underneath the foundation. The earth’s not static beneath your home’s foundations. In fact, it’s a […]